Financial Assistance Program

As part of our commitment to serve our community and help people receive needed medical care, Hahnemann University Hospital provides alternate medical financial assistance and payment plan options for qualified individuals.

Our hospital staff will work to identify the options available to you based on government and hospital rules and regulations. Hahnemann offers the following financial assistance programs:

Medical Eligibility Program (MEP)

Provided to you at no cost, we help you to see if you qualify for government programs that will help to pay for all or part of your hospital and medical expenses. If you are under 21 or over 65 years old, have children in the household, are pregnant, potentially disabled or have been a Victim of Crime, you may qualify. Our Patient Advocates can also assist you in the application process.

Government programs you may qualify for:

  • Medicaid/Medi-Cal
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Social Security Disability
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • County Indigent
  • Victims of a Violent Crime Fund

Charity Care Program — Financial Assistance

If you don’t have the means to pay for hospital expenses and don’t qualify for government programs, you may qualify for financial assistance. If your household income is below 200 percent of the federal poverty limit, you may be able to receive this help.

To be considered for the Charity Care Program, you much provide information on household finances through a confidential financial application and give documentation to verify your circumstances. Please contact the Financial Assistance Center at (888) 233-7868, Monday thru Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (PST) for additional information.

Uninsured Discount Program

Uninsured patients are eligible for our Compact with Uninsured Patients. Our hospital Patient Advocates will assist you with understanding the rules of eligibility for the Uninsured Discount Program. 

Learn More

For more information on these programs and financial assistance, you can contact a patient advocate by calling (215) 732-7324.