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Financial and Medical Assistance Programs

Worried about paying your medical bills? No health insurance? We can help! Financial Counselors at The University of Toledo Medical Center help arrange for payment plans and financial assistance for eligible patients and families. The University of Toledo Medical Center is committed to providing health care to individuals who need it, regardless of family income. Please call us at 419.383.4044. Qualification for many assistance programs requires applicants to meet federal poverty income guidelines based on their Federal Poverty Level (FPL).

2022 Federal Poverty Income Guidelines:

Persons in Family/Household

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For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,720 for each additional person.

For more information, visit the Ohio Hospital Association website.

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH)The Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH) receives federal, state and county funds to care for children who are, or are potentially medically handicapped. This program provides eligible handicapped children with payments for medical expenses for diagnostic and treatment programs through BCMH-approved medical providers.

For more information, visit the Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH) web site, or call 1.800.755.4769.

The University of Toledo Medical Center Financial Assistance Program  The University of Toledo Medical Center works with eligible patients and families to secure government assistance for medically necessary hospital-level services. If patients and their families are not eligible for government assistance, The University of Toledo Medical Center offers financial assistance.

The University of Toledo Medical Center Financial Assistance Program is available to all patients and families that do not have health insurance. Financial assistance is determined by using income guidelines. Financial assistance is based upon a sliding fee scale. 

The University of Toledo Medical Center expects families to use all other available resources before financial aid will be considered. This includes encouraging families to apply to their county's local Department of Human Services.

Hospital Care Assurance Program (HCAP) Patients who need medical care, but are unable to pay for it may be eligible for free or reduced-cost care at Ohio hospitals through Hospital Care Assurance Program or hospital financial assistance programs. For each of these programs, the patient must complete an application and may be required to provide proof of income. You may print off an application (Spanish version), fill it out, and bring it in or mail to:

The University of Toledo Medical Center
Attn: Patient Financial Services
3000 Arlington Ave MS 1168
Toledo, OH  43614

Medicaid Disability Medicaid provides payments for medical expenses for eligible low-income, age 65 or older, blind or disabled individuals. The extent of medical care which may be paid is governed by Ohio's Medicaid program.

For more information about Medicaid, please call 419.383.4560 or 419.383.7605 or email

Ohio Victims of Crime (VOC) Ohio Victims of Crime (VOC) is funded by the collection of court costs and filing costs within the state of Ohio. Innocent victims of violent crimes are entitled to compensation under the laws of the State of Ohio.

Compensation for lost wages and incident-related charges are available for eligible victims through this program. Ohio Victims of Crime will not reimburse inpatient hospital bills for HCAP-eligible patients.

For more information, please call the State of Ohio at 800.582.2877.

Financial Counseling If you are worried about paying your medical bills or if you have no health insurance, we can help! Please talk to one of our Financial Counselors about financial arrangements or payment plans.

The University of Toledo Medical Center is committed to providing health care to individuals regardless of ability to pay. Please call us at 419.383.4044 or 800.321.8383 ext. 4044.

Last Updated: 9/19/22