At Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center, we believe that no one should be denied psychiatric or substance abuse treatment because of their financial situation. Please read the information below for details on financial assistance.
Contact the Business Office to schedule a financial assistance appointment.
Insurance Coverage Determination:
1. Yes, insurance coverage is available:
2. No, there is no insurance coverage available:
All applicability of allowable financial arrangements is based on a standardized financial assessment form to be completed by the patient with assistance from the Business Office.
Payment options exist for patients’ financial responsibility that may be negotiated based on the financial assessment form.
There are no standard discounts. Individual payment plans may include cost reductions.
When an uninsured patient falls below certain income levels, which is identified through the financial assessment, services provided are considered charity care and recorded as such. No charges are billed to the patient.
Payments can be made through various tender. Due dates are discussed during payment plan arrangements. Significantly delinquent accounts will be reviewed for potential placement with a third-party agency.
Services may be provided in the hospital by the facility as well as by other health care practitioners who may separately bill the patient;
Health care practitioners who provide services in the hospital may or may not participate with the same health insurers or health maintenance organizations as the hospital; and
Prospective patients should contact the health care practitioner who will provide services in the hospital to determine which health insurers and health maintenance organizations the practitioner participates in as a network provider or preferred provider.
You or your insurance company may receive a separate bill in addition to the hospital’s bill for any of the following services you may receive while at the hospital: your attending physician (including your attending psychiatrist), consults or second opinions ordered by your attending physician, internal medicine physician, anesthesiologist, and ambulance services.
Estimated Charges are available upon request.
Call Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center for help with acquiring financial assistance. We are available at 954.734.2000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.