Our Standard Charges file includes information from our hospital chargemaster and payer contracts but does not reflect a patient’s financial liability. If you have insurance, we encourage you to contact your insurance provider to confirm your payment responsibilities, deductibles, and other details of your insurance plan. You may also be eligible for financial assistance.
The Standard Charges file is intended to comply with the CMS price transparency requirements. A brief description of the key pricing terms as defined by CMS are outlined below:
- “Gross Charge” is the charge for an individual item or service that is reflected on the hospital's chargemaster, absent any discounts.
- “Discounted Cash Price” is the charge that applies to an individual who pays cash (or cash equivalent) for a hospital item or service.
- “Payer-specific negotiated charge” is the reimbursement rate that the hospital has negotiated with a third-party payer for an item or service.
- “De-Identified Maximum Negotiated Charge” is the highest reimbursement rate that a hospital has negotiated with all third-party payers for an item or service.
- “De-Identified Minimum Negotiated Charge” is the lowest reimbursement rate that a hospital has negotiated with all third-party payers for an item or service.