Oconee Regional Medical Center

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

Oconee Regional Medical Center Financial Assistance Plan

It is Oconee Regional Medical Center’s policy to provide needed medical care and treatment to all patients regardless of their financial means. As part of our policy Oconee Regional Medical Center offers a financial assistance plan to those patients who may need help with their hospital bill. Depending upon your current household income, our financial assistance plan may help pay your entire hospital bill or a portion of it even if you are currently employed or are covered by health insurance.

We encourage you to complete the initial application to  determine if you qualify for financial assistance.  Patients eligible for Financial Assistance may not be charged more than Amounts Generally Billed (AGB) to individuals with insurance for emergency or other medically necessary care.  The application can be downloaded below from the pdf file entitled “Financial Assistance Application”.  Once you have completed the application and included the items listed, you can submit the application  and documents to our financial counselors for review.   Please mail the application to:

Oconee Regional Medical Center
Attention:  Financial Counselor
821 N Cobb Street
Milledgeville, Ga.  31061

You may also bring the application and documents directly to the Business Office at the same address above.  You can also request a copy either by calling the Business Office at (478) 454-3585 or mailing a request to the address above.

Generally, individuals are eligible for financial assistance based upon their income level according to the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG) and their ability to pay.

  • Individuals with a family income of 125% or below of the FPG may be eligible for a discount of 100%
  • Individuals with a family income between 125% and 250% of the FPG may be eligible for a discount between 80-95%.

After your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted by a representative from the Business office and informed if you are eligible for financial assistance.   All information you submit will be confidential and used only for the purpose of assisting you with your hospital bill.  If you have questions or need a copy of this application in another language, please call our Business Office at (478) 454-3585 or the phone numbers listed on the financial assistance application.

A copy of our Indigent / Charity Care Trust Letter is also provided below.  Please read this information to understand your rights and how to resolve any concerns regarding the application process.