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Financial Assistance


At HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, our mission is caring for the sick and injured, regardless of the ability to pay. Even in difficult economic times, Good Shepherd continues to provide care for those who cannot afford to pay. First class care - regardless of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry or economic status - is our commitment.

The HSHS Financial Assistance Program offers financial assistance to eligible persons who have no insurance, do not qualify for government programs and cannot afford to pay for their health care.

Eligibility is determined by family income and family size.

Read our Financial Assistance Program Policies to learn more.

In order to qualify for assistance, you must: ​

  • Complete an application form (We will help, if necessary)
  • Required attachments for application form
  • Provide documentation of income.
  • Provide a statement of assets (what you own)
  • Provide evidence that you have investigated all other means of assistance, including private and public aid when appropriate.

These guidelines are subject to change without notice.

Please contact Patient Financial Services at (217) 774-3961 for more information.