Memorial Hospital program saves patients $4.5M

Patient Financial Navigation saves hospital $2.4 million

ROCK SPRINGS — Patients of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County saved $4.5 million during the last fiscal year thanks to one program – Patient Financial Navigation.

The program was created to help patients and their families address financial needs and to help reduce barriers and stress related to healthcare costs, visits, and treatment.

Patient Navigators Melida Marin and Megan Benedict work directly with each patient to explain and assess obstacles and needs. They help patients understand out-of-pocket expenses, health insurance coverage, and Medicaid/Medicare. They help patients apply for...

 

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