South County Hospital

Patient Financial Aid

Financial Aid Criteria

South County Health (SCH) is proud of its commitment to provide quality care to all who need it.  If you have trouble paying for your care, we can help.  Our Patient Financial Advocacy Program reaches out to patients with payment and financial support options at the time of registration.  The office is located at the Emergency Room entrance and is open from 11:00 AM to 9:30 PM Sunday – Saturday.  An advocate can be reached by calling (401) 788-1383.

We provide hospital care without charge to uninsured Rhode Island residents with incomes less than:

 

Family Size

100%

75%

50%

1

$23,760

$29,700

$35,640

2

$32,040

$40,050

$48,060

3

$40,320

$50,400

$60,480

4

$48,600

$60,750

$72,900

5

$56,880

$71,100

$85,320

6

$65,160

$81,450

$97,740

7

$73,460

$91,825

$110,190

8

$81,780

$102,225

$122,670

each additional:

$4,160

 

 

Asset Protection Threshold is a maximum amount of assets that may be held and still allow the patient/guarantor to be eligible for charity care.  The asset protection threshold for 2016 is $9,500.00 for singles and $14,300.00 for family units.

If you are denied financial aid, you may appeal the decision by contacting a patient financial aid advocate at (401) 788-1383. You may also contact the Rhode Island Department of Health Information at 1-800-942-7434.

Our financial aid information is also available in FrenchSpanish and Italian.