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Financial Aid is Available to All Patients Who Qualify

For those unable to pay in full at the time of service, the hospital will accept monthly payments on a pre-determined schedule, as stated in the hospital billing and payment policy and which is established with a credit representative or financial counselor. Chesapeake Regional Medical Center provides additional financial assistance for qualified applicants. To apply for financial assistance, a financial application and financial statement must be completed and submitted along with proof of income for initial consideration. Additional verification may be necessary in order to complete the application process.

Who qualifies?

Each patient’s need for financial assistance is evaluated according to his/her total household income, assets, liabilities, expenses, and any other available resources. Financial assistance is available for persons/families with income that is below 200% of the federal poverty level (FPL) and do not exceed any other available resources. CRH provides all uninsured patient’s an automatic discount of 40% regardless of whether the patient’s income exceeds 200% of the FPL.  A Patient with income exceeding 200% and up to 400% of the FPL, not exceeding other available resources may still qualify for financial assistance up to an additional 40% discount.  

To view the current FPL guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, please visit 
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/01/18/2018-00814/annual-update-of-the-hhs-poverty-guidelines 

Applying for Financial Assistance

To apply for financial assistance, please contact our Financial Counselors at 757-312-6281

Patients will be required to fully complete a financial assistance application (FAP) and mail it along with the documents that are applicable.  Patients must apply within 120 days of their discharge date. The application can be mailed to the below address or by bringing the application along with the applicable documents to the Central Registration department in the main entrance of the hospital.

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
Attention: Financial Assistance Counselor  
736 Battlefield Blvd. N. 
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 

When the application and documents are received; please allow at least 30 days for the application to be processed. All applicants will be notified in writing regarding the determination.  An approved application will be valid for six (6) months from the date signed on the application.  In the event, the applicant relocates from the address we have on file; it is the applicant’s responsibility to notify the hospital, so we can properly send correspondence.

Questions?

If you have any questions about billing or financial aid, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact our Financial Counselors at 757-312-6281.