Financial Assistance

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
  • Refer to State of Illinois Division of Specialized Care for Children for patients with eligible diagnoses
  • 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.

Phone Service Hours

Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Cost Estimate Tool

Lurie Children’s understands that pricing for healthcare services can be complicated based on insurance coverage and specific plan details. We provide a cost estimation tool for our patient families to use. For any questions regarding estimates, please call 312.227.1333.