Serious injury or illness can put a significant strain on any family even more so for families lack the needed financial resources. For patients and families who are in need of financial assistance, Lurie Children's can help in the following ways:
Assist in the completion of a public aid application (MANG) for inpatients
Initiate sliding scale arrangements and/or payment plans for deductibles, coinsurance and any other patient responsibility balances
Offer financial assistance based on documented need
Offer a discount to patients without insurance who meet certain criteria and provide help for uninsured patients facing a significant financial burden.
To apply for the hospital's financial assistance program, families must cooperate in identifying, applying for and procuring all available payment resources. For more information, call 877.924.8200, or visit the Admitting Department in the main hospital.