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Financial Assistance

Our mission is to improve the health of the individuals and communities we serve. We want to ensure our patients receive quality care services and offer a range of financial assistance programs for you and your family.

Financial Assistance Applications are available to any patient expressing a need for financial help.
Our Financial Counselors will assist you in completing the financial application forms, obtain estimated cost of services, provide an explanation as well as a copy of your hospital bill. Please call our Financial Counseling office to receive further information at 773-257-1777.  


Financial Assistance Policy (English) 

Financial Assistance Policy (Spanish) 

Financial Assistance Policy - Plain Language Summary (English) 

Financial Assistance Policy - Plain Language Summary (Spanish) 

Financial Assistance Application (English) 

Financial Assistance Application (Spanish) 


Both uninsured patients and those with medical insurance pay may qualify for the following financial assistance programs:

Charity Care/Free Care Program
Free care based on family size and income of up to 250 percent of the federal poverty guidelines and other criteria.

Limited Income Program
The Limited Income Discount criteria for family income is 400 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The Limited Income Discount is 70 percent.

Self-Pay Discount
A discount will automatically be given to all self-pay patients.

Presumptive Charity Care/Uninsured
Offers discounts on hospital bills for uninsured patients who do not qualify for free or discounted care as well as insured patients who’s services that are not covered by their insurance plans.

Payment Plan
Patient can arrange for time payments with a financial counselor.