Mar 5, 2021 08:57AM MelissaDallas wrote:
Ask for an appointment to speak with a social worker at the hospital. They are very helpful at lining up assistance or getting you qualified for income-scaled billing at the hospital. I was uninsured and only working part time when I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She had me fill out qualification paperwork and got my bills for a single hospitalization, including doctors and ER, discounted-by 90%. She then arranged for my immediate transfer into charity care through a (highly regarded)county hospital, and since my situation was urgent, bypassing about a two month wait to be seen.