Billing and Financial Assistance

Our goal at Skagit Valley Hospital is to ensure that your hospital bill is processed correctly and in a timely manner. Our Business Office works with other hospital departments to gather information needed to process your claim. We also need your help. Please make sure you have given us the correct insurance information and respond promptly to requests for additional information, either from us or from your insurance plan.

Understanding Your Hospital Bill
Financial Assistance
How to Contact Your Patient Account Representative
Additional Billing Contacts


Understanding Your Hospital Bill
Many doctors, ambulance companies and labs are separate business from the hospital with their own billing and account procedures. Depending on the services you received during your hospital stay you may receive several different bills. Click here to see a list of some of the groups that regularly provide care for patients at Skagit Valley Hospital. If you receive a bill from them and have questions about it, please contact them directly. Contact your Patient Account Representative (see contact information below) for any questions about your hospital bill.

Financial Assistance
Skagit Valley Hospital also offers a Financial Assistance Program to assist qualified patients with outstanding self-pay balances. View our 2013 Sliding Payment Schedule to see if you qualify. You can download our Application for Financial Assistance. A Spanish version is also available. Please return the signed application along with proof of income to the address on the top of the application.

Please also read about our Financial Assistance and Sliding Fee Scale policies.

Contacting your Patient Account Representative
For questions regarding billing or financial assistance please contact your Patient Account Representative using the following list of options:

Medicare Group
Last name begins with:
A-G   360-445-8579
H-O  360-445-8569
P-Z   360-445-8577
Supplement  360-445-8580

Commercial Group
Last name begins with:
A-G  360-445-8535
H-N  360-445-8578
O-Z  360-445-8573

Government Group
Last name begins with:
A-F  360-445-8572
G-M 360-445-8556
N-Z  360-445-8574

Financial Group (Self pay balances)
Last name begins with:
A-C  360-814-2627
D-H  360-814-2287
I-Q   360-445-8576
R-Z  360-445-8575


Additional Billing Contacts
Groups that regularly provide care for patients at Skagit Valley Hospital and Skagit Regional Clinics. If you have questions about a bill you receive from any of these groups below, please contact them directly.

Ambulance:
Ground: Skagit EMS Council – 360-428-3230
Air: Airlift Northwest – 206-521-1599
Wheelchair: Cascade Ambulance Service – 360-380-3144

Anesthesia:
Bellingham Anesthesia – 360-647-3377

Diagnostic Testing:
MRI/CT – Advanced Imaging Northwest – 360-424-6161
MRI/CT – Cascade Imaging Associates – 360-424-6161
Radiology – Skagit Radiology – 360-424-6161

Oncology:
North Puget Oncology – 360-336-6517

Pathology:
Dynacare/Skagit Laboratories – 360-424-6137

Taxi:
City Cab, Inc. – 360-671-8294

Wound Care:
Skagit Regional Clinics – 360-336-6517
Mark Johnson, MD; Morris G. Johnson, MD; Bruce Skinner, MD; Robert Zwick, MD – Skagit Regional Clinics - 360-428-2500