If you need help paying a hospital bill, you can see if you qualify for discounted care. You can call the hospital at 970-858-2729 to set up an appointment to see if you qualify.
You may qualify for discounted care if your income is low. You may qualify if:
You may still qualify if:
Under the new law, you have the right to:
If your gross household income is at or below 250% of the federal poverty level:
You can get information in your primary language. For more information, visit Colorado Discounted Hospital Care.
If you do not have insurance:
If you have health insurance:
The hospital must check to see if you qualify within 45 days of when you received the service or asked to be screened.
You may refuse to be screened. If you refuse to be screened, you may lose your right to take legal action against the hospital and providers for:
Before sending your bill to collections, a hospital or provider who works at the hospital must:
If your bill is sent to collections without doing all the steps listed above, you can take legal action.
The hospital must notify you of the decision within 14 days of completing an application.
How to appeal the decision:
You can file a complaint if you feel that any of your rights listed above have not been met.