Charity Care & Financial Assistance

Illinois hospitals have long assisted patients who cannot pay their bills. IHA has been a leading supporter of legislation that ensures patients can access needed healthcare financial assistance.

Important Changes to Key Laws

New laws require changes to the Hospital Uninsured Patient Discount Act, Fair Patient Billing Act and the Community Benefits Act. Learn more below:

Illinois hospitals contribute to their communities

$870m In Charity Care at Cost
$590m In Education