Patient Financial Information
Contact Community Outreach Services at (718) 518-2300
Calvary Hospital accepts patients participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs, Blue Cross and other private insurance carriers. Some insurances do have limits to their coverage, therefore, an admitting representative may discuss with the family what benefits may be obtained by applying for Medical Assistance (Medicaid).
For further information, please call Community Outreach Services at (718) 518-2300.
Calvary Hospital charges include the following: Room and Board daily charge, professional services, medical supplies, medications, ancillary services as needed (e.g., x-rays, all laboratory tests, electrocardiograms and therapy treatment, etc.).
Important Information about Paying for Your Care at Calvary Hospital Inc.
It is the policy of Calvary University Hospital to inform every patient of the availability of financial assistance, defined as free or reduced healthcare services to the poor or indigent based upon their ability to pay and lack of insurance coverage.
Es política del Hospital Universitario Calvary (Calvary University Hospital) informar a cada paciente sobre la disponibilidad de recibir asistencia financiera, definida como servicios de atención médica sin costo o con costo reducido para los pobres o indigentes y con base en su capacidad de pago y falta de cobertura de seguro.
Over the years, Calvary has been recognized frequently for its outstanding and unique patient care. It consistently earns accreditation by the Joint Commission and has been spotlighted by Press Ganey for being in the 99th percentile for patient satisfaction.
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization places Calvary@Home above state and national averages in important patient issues such as relief of pain and patient education.
Calvary Hospital is required by law to protect the privacy of health information that may reveal a patient’s identity, and to provide patients with a copy of our Notice of Privacy Practices upon admission to the hospital. We provide healthcare services in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Patients must sign an acknowledgement of receipt of notice, or hospital staff must document that good faith efforts were made to obtain a signature. A copy of the signed form is given to the patient and is filed in the medical record. HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act which is a federal law that went into effect in 1996. It has 3 Goals: 1. Portability of Health Insurance for Individuals. 2. To protect the Privacy and Security of Patient Health Information. 3. To eradicate Fraud and Abuse.
Under the 2016 Cures Act, the U.S. Congress granted Calvary Hospital national recognition for the care we provide to our patients, ensuring consistent reimbursements through government-supported healthcare programs.