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Insurance and Billing

Information on Managing Your Bill After a Stay at OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital

The mission of O'Bleness Hospital is to provide superior healthcare at a cost that represents value to the community. As a not-for-profit hospital, O'Bleness Hospital has a long-standing tradition of providing medically necessary care regardless of our patients' ability to pay for healthcare services. Our comprehensive patient financial services programs further demonstrate our commitment to serve all members of the community with dignity and respect.

Understanding Your Statement

The amount that you are responsible to pay will be shown in a box at the top of your statement.

You may request that an itemized bill be mailed to you at any time by calling O'Bleness Patient Financial Services. Your patient accounts representative can be reached by calling (740) 566.4803.

The department is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In addition to your hospital bill, you may receive a separate statement from each physician or practitioner involved in your care. If you have questions about any of these bills, please call the phone number on that bill.

A 35 percent discount off the hospital's regular billed charges will be provided automatically to all patients who do not have insurance.

Accepted Health Insurance

How Can I Apply for Financial Assistance?

If you feel that you may have a problem paying for services, please contact our Patient Financial Counselor at (740) 592.9225 so we may begin your assessment for financial assistance or another funding source. Our counselor is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

If you have already received a bill from O'Bleness Hospital and you feel that you will not be able to pay all or part of the amount due, please contact O'Bleness' Credit Clerk at (740) 592.9272 immediately. Our Credit Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We will help identify the best payment plan, assistance program or funding source for you.

In order to be considered for financial assistance, you must first meet established income guidelines and complete a financial assistance application. You may be asked for verifying documents to ensure that you receive the most appropriate level of assistance possible.

Financial Assistance and Charity Care Information and Documents

Financial Assistance Policy Summary (includes phone numbers and addresses of who to contact for help)
Financial Assistance Application Instructions
Financial Assistance Application
HCAP Charity Worksheet
List of Providers at O'Bleness Hospital
OhioHealth Financial Assistance Policy

Payment Options

Our payment options include personal check, cash, money order, Visa or MasterCard. 

Online

Please read more about our Online Payment options.

By Mail

Please mail all payments to:

55 Hospital Drive, Athens, OH 45701

Cashier's Office

Hours:
Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

By Phone

Bills can be paid by phone at 740.592.9441, (740) 566.4849 or (740) 566.4830