Centura Health's policies on uninsured patients
More than 700,000 Coloradoans are without health insurance and, as a result, growing numbers are facing difficulties in paying for medical care. Centura Health believes that hospitals should have the ability to offer discounts to those who are unable to obtain insurance and do not meet charity care criteria. While current laws and regulations restrict us from offering across the board discounts, Centura Health strives to compassionately serve uninsured patients with an understanding of the financial burdens they may face. Centura supports and advocates for meaningful and appropriate changes in legislation that improve access to affordable, quality medical care for the uninsured.
Centura Health will treat uninsured patients in the following manner:
Centura Health will not engage in the following activities:
Centura Health always has distinguished itself from other hospitals and systems in its treatment of the uninsured: