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Care Cost Estimate

Beginning January 1, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) requires hospitals to provide clear, accessible pricing information online about the items and services they provide. Transparency and clear communication are also a top priority for CaroMont Health, and this information will make it easier for you to view and compare prices, while estimating the cost of care before going to the hospital. The price of care may vary based on your health insurance benefit plan.

CaroMont Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system that serves the patients and communities in North Carolina and South Carolina. CaroMont Health recognizes the importance of helping patients make informed decisions about healthcare including charges for their care.

  • Standard Charges The regular charge established by CaroMont Regional Medical Center for items and services provided to a patient in connection with an inpatient admission or an outpatient department visit. As part of its’ commitment to compliance with Pricing Transparency, CaroMont Regional Medical Center will post the following types of prices:
  • Gross charges – The charge for an individual item that is reflected on the hospital’s chargemaster and is the charge for services that are reflected on the patient’s bill. Gross charges can vary depending on the specific services received by the patient. This rate does not include any discounts.
  • Discounted cash price – The charge that applies to an uninsured individual who pays cash, or the cash equivalent, for a hospital item or service. The charge is unrelated to any charity care or financial assistance that CaroMont Regional Medical Center may apply to a patient’s bill as part of its documented financial assistance program. To learn more, click here.
  • De-identified minimum and maximum negotiated charge – The lowest and highest charge that CaroMont Regional Medical Center has negotiated with its third-party payers for an item or service. The lowest and highest de-identified negotiated charge is published for each item or service that the hospital provides.

Disclaimer

Standard charges shown do not reflect what a patient may pay. The information provided in this tool is intended for personal informational purposes only. The prices listed are CaroMont Regional Medical Center’s hospital charges only and do not include any physician fees or other non-hospital facility charges. The charges do not reflect actual out-of-pocket healthcare costs which are determined by the patient’s health plan, such as deductibles, co-insurance, and out of pocket maximum amounts.

By checking this box, you understand and acknowledge that actual charges for an individual patient may vary based on the patient's medical condition, specific services, and recommended treatment ordered by physician(s).

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  • To obtain an estimate for services at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in an easily accessible, web-friendly format, please click here.

If you have questions, please contact our Billing Office at 704.834.2931, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.