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Financial assistance

Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services Community Care program was established to assist patients who do not qualify for medical assistance and whose annual income is at or below 175 percent of the federal poverty level.

The application is brief and asks for information about family size, employment and income, and banking information. If patients meet the guidelines, they will qualify for a write-off of 20 percent to 100 percent of their balance. Patients must apply for Medicaid and be found ineligible before they can qualify for the Community Care program.

We are committed to providing assistance to persons who have healthcare needs and are uninsured, underinsured, indigent, ineligible for government programs or otherwise unable to pay for medically necessary care based on their individual family situation. If you would like to discuss these options and/or have questions regarding bills received after your stay, please call Patient Financial Services at 218.685.7329 or ext. 7329.

For more information, please click on the links below.

Please print and return your application to:

Patient Financial Services
1411 Highway 79 E.
Elbow Lake, MN 56531

Financial forms