HMH Financial Assistance Charity Care

You may apply for Charity Care as soon as possible after presenting for services or indicating an inability to pay for services at the Hospital or Clinic.

Your application for Charity Care will include screening by a third party eligibility vendor for the following benefits/programs:

  1. Existing Healthcare Insurance or Ability to Purchase Healthcare Insurance and/or Other Liability - At or below 8% of total annual income (<8%) and/or Other Liability
  2. Self-Pay Discounted Programs - Means tested Federal Poverty Level (FPL) at or above 201% ( >201%)
  3. Texas Medicaid and/or Medicare and/or SSI; Other Government Programs; Workers Compensation - Meets all Federally Mandated Criteria
  4. Walker County Indigent Care Program - Means tested Federal Poverty Level (FPL) at or below 100%. (0% to <100%)

If you are approved for Charity Care, you will be notified by mail, no later than 14 days after the date your fully completed application and all required documents are submitted. Charity Care is approved for a 6 month period from the first date of service. You are required to reapply for Charity Care at the end of the 6 month qualification period. Services covered under Charity Care include only medically necessary services as defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Charity Care approvals extend only to services provided by Huntsville Memorial Hospital and Clinic (see HMH Billing Disclosure).

For a copy of the hospital’s Financial Assistance policy for Charity Care, click here.

For a Plain Language Summary of the policy, click here.

Charity Care Application and Other Documents:

Please contact the Financial Counseling Department at 936-293-4464 if you need assistance.

If you need an appointment to meet with a Financial Counselor, please call and schedule in advance.

Appointments are available Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, on a first call, first scheduled basis.

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