BRRH has contracts with insurance companies that determine the amount that will be paid for certain procedures, often making out-of-pocket payments lower than they would be without the contract. The best way to understand all the factors affecting what you will have to pay is to contact your insurance company directly.
Not everyone with Medicare has the same type of coverage. And while Medicare will pay for many of your healthcare expenses, there may be some that aren't covered. The best way to be sure of what your Medicare plan covers is to call 1-800-MEDICARE, or visit the website at www.mymedicare.gov.
Contact your local Medicaid office at 1-888-544-7996, or visit the Louisiana Department of Health to determine all the factors affecting your financial responsibility. In general, Medicaid recipients are not responsible for any portion of their hospital bill.