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Financial Assistance Policy

Financial Assistance at MultiCare

MultiCare Health System is committed to serving all patients, including those who lack health insurance coverage and who cannot pay for all or part of the essential care they receive. We are committed to treating all patients with compassion. We are committed to maintaining Financial Assistance policies that are consistent with our mission and values and that take into account an individual’s ability to pay for medically necessary health care services. To learn more about how our Financial Assistance Team may help you with our Financial Assistance Programs, please call 800-919-1936.

Financial Assistance Policies

Complete Financial Assistance policies are available to you online or by phone.

The following information summarizes our FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.

MultiCare uses the Federal Poverty Guidelines to help determine what Financial Assistance Program best fits your needs.

Income Is Up To 300% Of Federal Poverty Guidelines

After a financial assessment of the patient’s income has been completed, the patient’s bill will be reduced by 100% if their income level is at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Income Is 301 – 500% Of Federal Poverty Guidelines

After a financial assessment of the patient’s income and assets have been completed, the patient’s bill will be reduced if their income level is between 301% and 500% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

2019 Federal Poverty Guideline

Income Levels

Family Size Gross Annual Income 300% 350% 400% 450% 500%
1 $12,490 $37,470 $43,715 $49,960 $56,205 $62,450
2 $16,910 $50,730 $59,185 $67,640 $76,095 $84,550
3 $21,330 $63,990 $74,655 $85,320 $95,985 $106,650
4 $25,750 $77,250 $90,125 $103,000 $115,875 $128,750
5 $30,170 $90,510 $105,595 $120,680 $135,765 $150,850
6 $34,590 $103,770 $121,065 $138,360 $155,655 $172,950
7 $39,010 $117,030 $136,535 $156,040 $175,545 $195,050
8 $43,430 $130,290 $152,005 $173,720 $195,435 $217,150
9 $47,850 $143,550 $167,475 $191,400 $215,325 $239,250
10 $52,270 $156,810 $182,945 $209,080 $235,215 $261,350
Each Additional $4,420

MultiCare Health System Discount

Poverty Level, Up To 300% 350% 400% 450% 500%
Charity Discount 100% 95% 90% 80% 70%
Patient Responsibility 0% 5% 10% 20% 30%