Salem Health is committed to making sure our patients get the hospital care they need regardless of their ability to pay for that care. Providing health care to those who cannot afford to pay is part of our mission, so we provide free and discounted care to eligible patients.
You may qualify for free or discounted care based on family size and income, even if you have health insurance.
Any patient may apply to receive financial assistance/help with medical bills by submitting an application form (found below) and providing supporting documentation. If you have questions, need help, or would like to request more information, please contact us.
We offer over-the-phone screenings for financial assistance and the Oregon Health Plan (OHP). You can also apply for OHP by calling their application center at 800-699-9075.
Complete all three steps below to successfully submit your financial assistance application.
Download and review the application documents in your language.
To process your application, you must provide one of the following:
In addition to one of the documents above, you also might be required to submit more documentation along with your application.
Complete and return the application and your supporting documents.
We will contact you within 21 days of receiving your application.
Any balance for amounts owed by you is due within 30 days. The balance can be paid in any of the following ways: credit card, payment plan, cash, check, or online bill pay.
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