Lifespan hospitals treat all people who need care regardless of their ability to pay.
The patient financial services department offers financial assistance to patients who meet specific income guidelines. Please note that copies of your tax returns, W-2 forms and other documents are required to apply for financial assistance.
If you are not insured or insured for only part of your expenses, please talk with one of our financial counselors. They can help you establish a payment plan or apply for financial assistance.
Apply for Financial Assistance
Download an application and instructions:
If you have any questions, contact one of our financial counselors.
This hospital provides essential hospital care without charge (free) to uninsured Rhode Islanders with incomes up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Limits (and limited assets), and discounted care for incomes between 200% and 300% of the Federal Poverty Limits. For more information, please contact a financial services officer.