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Billing & Insurance

The Jewish Hospital

Billing & Insurance

Hospital Fees

While you are receiving treatment from the hospital, we track charges on an itemized bill.

In some cases, you will be billed separately for hospital-based physician services such as emergency, radiology and pathology. Fees for other physician services will be billed separately. If you have a question about a physician fee not billed by the hospital, please discuss it with your physician.


Health Insurance

The hospital honors major third-party coverage such as Medicare, Medicaid, Workers Compensation and other public assistance. Your third-party coverage may require prior approval of your hospitalization. Failure to obtain prior approval may result in reduced benefits requiring additional uninsured or personal charges. We can help you obtain prior approval for your hospitalization.

We accept commercial insurance and we participate in most managed care plans. Please provide the Registration Department with all information necessary to bill your insurer, including your subscriber name, number and effective date.

Under Medicare law, healthcare services that can be paid for by Medicare are subject to review for compliance with medical standards. Review responsibilities for this hospital are conducted by Medco Peer Review at 513-421-6112. All information gathered for Peer Review purposes will remain confidential. Any recommendations/decisions that may affect your hospitalization will be communicated to you by Medco Peer Review.

What if I don't have insurance?

If you don’t have third-party coverage, your patient admissions counselor will explain different options you have for paying your bill. The Jewish Hospital helps patients who are in need apply for public assistance. Discounts are based on family size and income.

Financial counseling is available Mon. – Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you would like a counselor to visit you, ask your nurse. For assistance after you are home, call 513-686-5041.

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