Financial Assistance

The Smith County Memorial Hospital Financial Assistance Program exists to provide eligible patients partially or fully discounted emergent or medically-necessary hospital care.  Patients seeking Financial Assistance must apply for the program, which is summarized below.

  • Eligible Services – Emergent and/or medically necessary healthcare service provided by Smith County Memorial Hospital.

  • Eligible Patients – Patients receiving eligible services, who submit a Financial Assistance Application (including related documentation/information), and who are determined eligible for Financial Assistance by Smith County Memorial Hospital.

How to Apply – Financial Assistance Application may be obtained/completed/submitted as follows:

  • Obtain an application at Smith County Memorial Hospital’s admissions desk or the Chief Financial Officer.

  • Request to have an application mailed to you by calling 785-282-6845

  • Request an application by mail at Smith County Memorial Hospital, PO Box 349, Smith Center, KS 66967

Determination of Financial Assistance Eligibility – Generally, patients are eligible for financial assistance based on their income level.  (See Appendix A of the Financial Assistance Program Policy).  Eligible patients will not be charged more for emergency or other medically necessary care than amounts generally billed for those patients who have insurance.

Any questions contact the Chief Financial Officer at 785-282-6845.