Magruder Hospital Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

Our financial counselors will assist you through the application process with the following assistance programs:

HCAP Hospital Care Assurance Program

With this program, Magruder Hospital will provide, without charge, certain basic medically necessary hospital level services for those who qualify.


Eligibility requirements:

  • Resident of the State of Ohio
  • Not eligible for Medicaid at time of service
  • Have family income at or below the federal poverty income guidelines


Covered Services:

  • All medically necessary inpatient and outpatient services covered under the Medicaid program

Non-covered services include:

  • Professional fees
  • Non-medically necessary hospital level services
  • Patient convenience items


To apply for this program:

  • Complete HCAP application form.
  • Provide proof of household income for 3 months and/or one year period prior to date of service.
  • Submit pay stubs, a letter from your employer or a notarized declaration of income.

Family size as defined in this program includes self, spouse, and children (natural or adopted) under age 18. If the patient is a child and the natural or adoptive parents do not reside in the home, both incomes are required.


Medicaid / Healthy Start/Healthy Families

Our financial counselors can help direct you to resources for Medicaid coverage, Healthy Start and Healthy Families.

Healthy Start eligibility covers:

  • Children up to age 19 in families with incomes at or below 206% of the federal poverty income guidelines
  • Pregnant women with incomes at or below 200% of the federal poverty income guidelines and coverage continues up to 60 days after delivery.
  • Babies born to a mother on Healthy Start for one full year.


Healthy Family covers:

  • Parents or legal guardians and their children up to 19 in families with incomes at or below 206% of the federal poverty income guidelines.

Application for Healthy Start/Healthy Families must be made to the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. The Ottawa County Office of the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services can be reached at 1-800-665-1677. The Ohio Medicaid Hotline number is 1-800-342-8680.


Magruder Financial Assistance

Magruder Hospital is committed to assuring access to healthcare to all persons regardless of their ability to pay. Financial assistance may be available to you if your family income is too high to qualify for HCAP or Medicaid.

Our financial counselors can help you determine if you qualify for Magruder Hospitals financial assistance program. For assistance please call our financial counselors at 419-732-4004.


Payment Plan

A payment plan is an equal monthly installment negotiated for a predetermined amount of time to pay your outstanding balance.

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