Pricing Information

With healthcare reform, increasing copays and deductibles, and increased focus on healthcare costs, consumers want more information on healthcare prices. Covenant Healthcare is committed to supporting healthcare price transparency by providing you with information you need to understand the costs of care and make informed decisions.

Below are links to the hospital’s standard charges, as well as frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the standard charge?
This is the price for services provided prior to insurance contract discounts.

How are prices established?
Prices for services are based on many factors:

  • The cost of staff, equipment, and supplies
  • The amount of time staff is involved in procedures
  • Additional support expenses such as housekeeping, billing, and technology

The hospital follows national billing guidelines as outlined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Do these prices reflect the total I could be charged?
The prices reflected here represent the hospital costs. Additionally, you could receive separate bills for physician’s fees for your emergency physician, surgeon, anesthesia provider, radiologist and other specialists.

What is an inpatient MS-DRG?
MS-DRG stands for Medicare Severity - Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRG). Using patients’ diagnoses, surgical procedures, age and other information, patients who have similar clinical characteristics and similar treatment are aligned to a specific MS-DRG.