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  • Frequently Asked Questions about Free Clinics

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    What services are covered under the Hill-Burton program? Each facility chooses which services it will provide at no or reduced cost. The covered services are specified in a notice which is published by the facility and also in a notice provided to all persons seeking services in the facility. Services fully covered by a third-party […]

  • What is offered at Hill-Burton facilities ?

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    Free and reduced-cost health care is available to people who cannot afford to pay at Hill-Burton obligated facilities. These facilities must post a sign in their Admissions Office, Business Office, and Emergency Room advising people of their free and reduced-cost care obligation. The sign must read, “NOTICE Medical Care for Those Who Cannot Afford to […]

  • Frequently Asked Questions on uncompensated services

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    Frequently Asked Questions What are uncompensated services? Uncompensated Services is the term applied to health services made available at no charge or at reduced charges under Titles VI (Hill-Burton) and XVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act to eligible persons unable to pay. Who must provide uncompensated services? All health facilities which received grants, […]

  • Hill-Burton Free and Reduced-Cost Health Care

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    Hill-Burton Free and Reduced-Cost Health Care In 1946, Congress passed a law that gave hospitals, nursing homes and other health facilities grants and loans for construction and modernization. In return, they agreed to provide a reasonable volume of services to persons unable to pay and to make their services available to all persons residing in […]

  • Hill-Burton Facilities Compliance

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    Hill-Burton Facilities Compliance Frequently Asked Questions about Compliance and Recovery 42 CFR Part 124, Subpart are the regulations to the Hill-Burton Act. The “Provider’s Guide to the Hill-Burton Uncompensated Services Regulations” provides guidance to grantees on how to operate an uncompensated services program in compliance with the regulations. Some grantees have been approved to operate […]