Medicare regulations require hospitals to publicly post their chargemaster,
which is a list of all the services and items that can be billed to a
patient or a patient’s health insurance company. The chargemaster
captures the costs of each procedure, service, medical supply, prescription
drug and diagnostic test provided at the hospital, as well as any fees
associated with services, such as room rates. The chargemaster rates are
calculated with the intent of covering a hospital’s full operating
costs, including facilities and equipment, along with important support
services for which patients are not directly charged, such as patient
registration, housekeeping and maintenance.
Unfortunately, chargemaster rates do not provide helpful information regarding
how much a patient will actually pay for a service. Most patients use
health insurance to cover their costs. BCH accepts most health insurance
plans. Please contact your insurance plan to determine your specific coverage.
BCH also offers self-pay pricing options,
payment plans and
financial assistance. For help in determining your cost for a service and your payment options,
please contact our financial counselors at 303-415-8115.
Download Uninsured Self Pay Chargemaster