Christiana Care is dedicated to improving the health of all people in the communities it serves through its medical services, education and research. Resident aliens and non-residents who present as self-pay patients for elective services will be required to pre-pay the estimated charge amount for those services at a minimum amount of rate of 85% of our published charges. Such patients will pay a minimum of eighty five percent (85%) of the estimated charges since self-pay patients are granted a fifteen percent (15%) self-pay discount.
All Christiana Care medically necessary non-emergent services, including the services rendered by the employed physicians are within the scope of this policy. All resident aliens and non-residents who present as patients will not qualify for Financial Assistance or for an ability to make payment after receiving elective medical services .
Patients who are considering receiving non-emergent medical services at Christiana Care are to contact the Patient Financial Services Collections Manager at 302-623-7172 to obtain a cost estimate and further discuss payment arrangements.