HMH Financial Assistance – Walker County Indigent Care
You may apply for the Walker County Indigent Care Program after receiving
healthcare services at the Hospital or Clinic.
Application in advance of receipt of healthcare services is not advised
due to the screening and application processes currently in place, which
includes the screening of uninsured patients by a third party eligibility
vendor for the following:
- 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
- Self-Pay Discounted Programs Means tested Federal Poverty Level (FPL) at
or above 201% ( >201%)
- Texas Medicaid and/or Medicare and/or SSI; Other Government Programs; Workers
Compensation Meets all Federally Mandated Criteria
- Hospital Charity Care Programs Means tested Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
at or above 51% and at or below 200% ( >51% to <200%)
If you are approved for Walker County Indigent 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.
Walker County Indigent Care is approved for a 6 month period from the first
date of service. You are required to reapply for Indigent Care at the
end of the 6 month qualification period.
Financial Assistance provided through the Walker County Indigent Care Program
will be administered in full compliance with Chapter 61 of the Health
and Safety Code of Texas, which fully defines covered and non-covered services.
The hospital’s financial counselors are available to answer questions
and provide information about the Financial Assistance Policy and to assist
with the financial assistance application process. The hospital’s
financial counselors may be reached at 936-293-4464. The Financial Counseling
Office is open Monday thru Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
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For a copy of the hospital’s
Financial Assistance policy for Walker County Indigent Care, see below:
Plain Language Summary application and other documents, please see below:
Please contact the Financial Counseling Department at 936-293-4464 if you
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.