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Cost Estimator

Welcome to Idaho Falls Community Hospital’s cost estimator tool. We know that understanding the cost of your care can make planning for healthcare expenses easier.  We are happy to provide you with a cost estimator tool to help you get a better idea for the price of our services (click the button below).

Every individual’s healthcare needs are unique, and what you will pay for a hospital visit can sometimes be hard to predict. Our price list is a guide but not a guarantee for what you will pay. A large reason for this is the prices shown on our cost estimator tool do not always factor in what your health insurance company will pay for your care. So, what you pay out of pocket will likely be different than the prices you see listed.

If you have questions about the information on our cost estimator or about a bill you have received for your treatment at Idaho Falls Community Hospital, please give our team a call at (208) 528-1850. We are here to help you.

 

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What do you need to know about COVID-19 tests?

COVID-19 PCR Test: $138

COVID-19 PCR testing is currently available, only for high-risk populations per the CDC guidelines, and specimens are only being collected at the hospital. Patient insurance and/or govt. assistance programs may cover some or all of this cost, depending upon the patient’s specific policy/situation.

Idaho Falls Community Hospitals full item list is available below, but if you do not see your procedure or service here, please call 208-557-2710

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Your Rights and Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills

When you get emergency care or are treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from balance billing. In these cases, you shouldn't be charged more than your plan's copayment, coinsurance and/or deductible. 

When you see a doctor or other health care provider, you may owe certain out-of-pocket costs, like a copayment, coinsurance, or deductible. You may have additional costs or have to pay the entire bill if you see a provider or visit a health care facility that isn’t in your health plan’s network.

“Out-of-network” means providers and facilities that haven’t signed a contract with your health plan to provide services. Out-of-network providers may be allowed to bill you for the difference between what your plan pays and the full amount charged for a service. This is called “balance billing.” This amount is likely more than in-network costs for the same service and might not count toward your plan’s deductible or annual out-of-pocket limit.

“Surprise billing” is an unexpected balance bill. This can happen when you can’t control who is involved in your care—like when you have an emergency or when you schedule a visit at an in- network facility but are unexpectedly treated by an out-of-network provider. Surprise medical bills could cost thousands of dollars depending on the procedure or service.​

Emergency services

If you have an emergency medical condition and get emergency services from an out-of-network provider or facility, the most they can bill you is your plan’s in-network cost-sharing amount (such as copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles). You can’t be balance billed for these emergency services. This includes services you may get after you’re in stable condition, unless you give written consent and give up your protections not to be balanced billed for these post-stabilization services.

Certain services at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center

When you get services from an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, certain providers there may be out-of-network. In these cases, the most those providers can bill you is your plan’s in-network cost-sharing amount. This applies to emergency medicine, anesthesia, pathology, radiology, laboratory, neonatology, assistant surgeon, hospitalist, or intensivist services. These providers can't balance bill you and may not ask you to give up your protections not to be balance billed.

If you get other types of services at these in-network facilities, out-of-network providers can't​ balance bill you, unless you give written consent and give up your protections.

You're never required to give up your protections from balance billing. You also aren't required to get out-of-network care. You can choose a provider or facility in your plan's network. 

  • You're only responsible for paying your share of the cost (like the copayments, coinsurance, and deductible that you would pay if the provider or facility was in-network). Your health plan will pay any additional costs to out-of-network providers and facilities directly.
  • Generally, your health plan must:
    • Cover emergency services without requiring you to get approval for services in advance (also known as "prior authorization").
    • Cover emergency services by out-of-network providers.
    • Base what you owe the provider or facility (cost-sharing) on what it would pay an in-network provider or facility and show that amount in your explanation of benefits.
    • Count any amount you pay for emergency services or out-of-network services toward your in-network deductible and out-of-pocket limit.

If you think you've been wrongly billed, contact the No Surprises Helpdesk at 1-800-985-3059.

Visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises for more information about your rights under federal law.

You have the right to receive a "Good Faith Estimate" explaining how much your medical care will cost

Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don't have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services.

  • You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the  total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services.  This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription  drugs, equipment, and hospital fees. 
  • Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith  Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical  service or item. You can also ask your health care provider,  and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate  before you schedule an item or service. 
  • If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your  Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill. 
  • Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate. 

For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith  Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises or call 1-800-985-3059