How to Read Your Bill
Your Alvarado Hospital bill shows activity and balances due for hospital
and professional services where a patient liability has been incurred,
and the date the services were provided.
For questions about your bill, call 800-880-2056.
Health Insurance Plans
Alvarado Hospital contracts with various Health Maintenance Organizations
(HMO) and Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO) as well as Medicare,
Medi-Cal and Covered California.
Alvarado Hospital Medical Center understands that paying for emergency
or other medically necessary medical care can be difficult, particularly
for patients who lack health insurance. As part of our commitment to our
patients, we provide financial assistance to patients who are underinsured
or uninsured and who satisfy certain requirements. Our Financial Counselors
work hard to help patients address their financial responsibilities, and
they will help you find financial solutions that can help cover your cost of care.
The Alvarado Hospital Medical Center Financial Assistance Program applies
to uninsured or underinsured patients who come to our facilities for emergency
or other medically necessary treatment. This program provides financial
relief to patients who qualify based on a comparison of their financial
resources and/or income to Federal Poverty Level guidelines. To qualify
for assistance, patients will be asked to complete a Financial Assistance
Application. If you have questions regarding our program or application,
please call 619-229-3120.
Following are standard charge lists for certain procedures. However, the
actual amount paid by any patient varies widely and primarily depends
on the type of insurance, if any, that the patient has. For uninsured
and underinsured patients who may qualify, there are financial assistance
and discount programs available through our hospital, and staff who can
assist with eligibility for government programs such as Medicaid.
If you are interested, you may view our
standard charges or our
average inpatient procedure price report.