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Financial Assistance

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Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) treats every patient with dignity, respect and compassion. Patients can look to HFHS for fair pricing of the medical services it provides and for assistance with finding options to help manage their medical costs.

You may be eligible for help with your medical bill through our Patient Financial Assistance Program (PFAP).

You may qualify for a discount

If the cost of your care becomes too much for you to pay, Henry Ford Health System offers discounts that may help. We have a discounted rate for our uninsured patients that substantially lowers out of pocket costs overall.  We have other discounts for both insured and uninsured patients who show financial need and/or have a large HFHS medical debt.

To learn more about our PFAP and the criteria needed to qualify, review the following documents:

Doctors and other providers who participate

If you qualify for financial assistance, then all eligible hospital and provider charges will be assessed for a discount. Many providers may participate in your care, but only charges billed by the following providers may be eligible for assistance.

  • All Henry Ford Medical Group providers
  • All providers employed by:
    • Henry Ford Allegiance Health
    • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
    • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
    • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
  • Providers contracted and billed by Henry Ford Health System for their services

There are providers that may have offices within HFHS locations or that may provide services within HFHS facilities who are not part of the above listed groups. This may include services such as labs, radiology interpretations, etc. These providers may not provide financial assistance, and you may receive a separate bill from them.

If you are unsure if your provider is part of the above covered groups, please contact your provider’s office.

How to apply for financial assistance

In order to qualify for PFAP you will need to complete our Patient Financial Assistance Application (available in other languages).  Once completed, return the form, proof of your household income, and proof of your residency or citizenship to a Henry Ford Health System facility.  You have up to 240 days after you receive your first bill to apply. Once HFHS receives your completed application, you will be provided with a decision in writing within 30 days.

Completed applications and supporting documents should be mailed or faxed to the facility where you received care:

Henry Ford Allegiance Health Hospitals
Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Department 64787
Drawer 64000
Detroit, MI 48264
Phone: (517) 205-4920
Henry Ford Hospital and Medical Centers
Henry Ford Hospital
Patient Financial Assistance Planning Office     
2799 West Grand Blvd.
K-1, West 107 Clinic Building
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone:(313) 916-4510
Fax: (313) 916-4501
Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital
& Henry Ford Maplegrove Center
Behavioral Health Services
Attn: BHS Revenue Services
1 Ford Place, Room 1F111
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 874- 9501
Fax: (313) 874-6895
Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
Attn: Financial Support
15855 19 Mile Rd.
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Phone: (586) 263-2696
Fax: (586) 263-2697
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
Attn: Revenue Services
6777 West Maple
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Phone: (248) 325-0201
Fax: (248) 325-0235
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital &
Henry Ford Medical Center -  Brownstown   
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Attn: Hospital Patient Financial Assistance Programs  
2333 Biddle Ave.
Wyandotte, MI 48192
Phone:(734) 916-4501
Fax: (734) 246-7926

Please promptly pay your part of the bill and or remaining balance by mail or contacting our billing office at 1-800-999-5829. Learn more about our Patient Billing and Collection Policy (available in other languages).

How to contact us

If you have any questions regarding our Patient Financial Assistance Programs please contact the facility related to your service.

Henry Ford Allegiance Health Hospitals (517) 205-4920
Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford Medical Centers
(including Cottage Medical Center):
(313) 916-4510
Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital and Maplegrove Center (313) 874- 9501
Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals (Clinton Township and Mount Clemens) (586) 263- 2696
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital (248) 325-0201
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital or Brownstown Medical Center (734) 246-9516

Government sponsored programs

Temporary food assistance/ Healthcare for eligible low-income families and individuals is available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Use MI Bridges to apply for assistance, check your eligibility status and manage your account online.