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Price Transparency – No Surprise Billing

 

Hospital Pricing

 

Below is the link to the charges used by Gove County Medical Center. This list of charges reflects the standard charges for inpatient and outpatient services. These charges are the same for all patients, but the patient’s financial responsibility for services provided may vary, depending upon payment plans negotiated with individual health insurers as well as reimbursement schedules set by public payers such as Medicare and Medicaid/Kancare. These charges do not include items or services which may be billed separately such as professional fees for ER and specialty clinic providers, lab, diagnostic services, anesthesia, pharmacy, etc.

 

  • The list of charges does not constitute a contract.
  • Regulations require annual publishing of our charges; therefore, this list is as current as the last update.
  • While this document outlines standard base charges, these are not necessarily charges a patient will see.
  • Charges are subject to change at any time.

 

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Hospital Cost Estimator Tool

 

Information on pricing provided is an estimate based on information currently available and is not a guarantee of what a patient will be charged. This Cost Estimator tool helps up meet the CMS requirements of presenting our patients with a consumer-friendly format to compare prices and estimate their out-of-pocket cost before going to the hospital.

For any inquiries contact the Business Office Manager (785) 754-5115.

 

No Surprise Billing/Good Faith Patient Estimates

 

As part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, the U.S. Congress enacted the Federal No Surprises Act to help protect consumers from surprise bills for plans starting January 1, 2022. The Consolidated Appropriations Act also includes the right for patients who are not insured or who choose not to use their insurance to receive a Good Faith Estimate for non-emergency, scheduled services or items. Below are the links that explain your rights under this Act:

 

AVOIDING A SURPRISE BILL CUSTOMER GUIDE

 

STANDARD NOTICE – ENGLISH

 

STANDARD NOTICE – SPANISH

 

GOOD FAITH ESTIMATE NOTICE – ENGLISH

 

GOOD FAITH ESTIMATE NOTICE – SPANISH