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Community Care

Harrison County Community Hospital District (District) d/b/a Harrison County Community Hospital and d/b/a HCCH Medical Group provides healthcare services in the Harrison County Community Hospital service area.

It shall be the policy of the District to extend access to health care services to patients by participation in the Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance programs; and the District shall provide information and referral to patients regarding these programs.

It shall be the policy of the District to extend access to health care services to patients by participation in various third-party health insurance programs.

The District serves indigent (persons with a household income below 250 percent of current federal poverty guidelines) patients; who can provide verification of their residence in the District’s primary service area and their indigent status.

The District shall extend access to health care services which are directly provided by the District at Harrison County Community Hospital; to indigent patients by offering a sliding fee schedule, utilizing the current Federal Poverty Guidelines, for patients who reside in the District’s primary service area; Daviess (Missouri), Harrison (Missouri), Mercer (Missouri) and Worth (Missouri) Counties.

  • Elective hospital based services shall not qualify for a sliding fee schedule discount under this Community Care Policy.
  • Patients with liquid assets in excess of 250% of the current Missouri Medicaid liquid asset limits shall not qualify for a sliding fee schedule discount.
The District shall extend access to primary health care services which are directly provided by the District through its Rural Health Clinics; to indigent patients by offering a sliding fee schedule, utilizing the current Federal Poverty Guidelines, for patients who reside in the District’s primary service area; Daviess (Missouri), Harrison (Missouri), Mercer (Missouri) and Worth (Missouri) Counties. (See the HCCH Board Resolution: Safety Net Rural Health Clinic Designation for additional information regarding primary care services.)

The District shall extend access to health care services which are directly provided by the District; to uninsured patients by offering an immediate “Prompt Pay Discount” comparable to the District’s average third party payer contractual services discount as documented in the most recent District Financial Audit.
  • Prompt Pay shall be defined as the patient paying the entire balance due within thirty (30) days of receiving the service.
  • The Prompt Pay Discount shall not be applicable to insurance deductibles and co-payments; but may be applied to services not covered by a patient’s insurance plan.
  • There shall be no financial means test or asset limits in order for a patient to qualify for a Prompt Pay Discount.
  • There shall be no residency requirements in order for a patient to qualify for a Prompt Pay Discount.
  • Patients who request a Prompt Pay Discount and fail to pay the entire balance due within thirty (30) days of service shall forfeit their eligibility for a Prompt Pay Discount.

    The District shall NOT deny Community Care to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or age.

    Approved by the Harrison County Community Hospital District Board on June 24, 2013

    To apply for financial assistance, individuals must complete the Application for Community Care.