Financial Assistance

Public Health Insurance

Vermont offers several options to help people get health insurance coverage. These include:

  • Medicaid
  • Dr. Dynasaur
  • VHAP
  • Catamount Health
  • VHAP-Pharmacy

Together, these programs are called Green Mountain Care. Each program has different eligibilty, but Vermonters with incomes up to 300 % of the federal poverty level can qualify. To learn more about these programs go to www.greenmountaincare.org or call 1-800-250-8427.

Prescription Drug Assistance

The state also offers help with prescription drugs through the Attorney General's Prescription Drug Finder.

Free or Reduced Cost Care

Central Vermont Medical Center is committed to providing essential health care to persons living within our service area. If payment of your medical bills creates a financial hardship, you may be eligible for free or reduced cost care. We will determine if we can reduce or waive your medical bills for services provided at Central Vermont Hospital or our CVMC Medical Group Practices. This program is available only for non-elective services and accounts that have not been placed with a collection agency. In order to be considered, please fill out the application (to the right).  

Please send with your application any of the following documents that apply to your situation:

  • Your most recent Federal Income Tax return, including schedule C if self-employed
  • If employed, copies of pay stubs for the last 3 months (or those available), or statement from Employer
  • If you are receiving Social Security benefits and/or pension payments, please send a copy of your check or deposit statement
  • If you receive unemployment compensation, general assistance or food stamps, please send a copy of a recent document showing the amount of your benefit

We can provide assistance in completing this application if needed.  Please call our Financial Counselor at 371-4209 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. if you need help or have questions about the application process or requirements.

Monthly Payment Plan

If you do not wish to apply for this program, but can not pay your outstanding balance in full, we can establish a monthly payment plan.  We do not charge interest or fees for payment plans. Please call us at 371-5999 if you would like to make monthly payments.

Mail completed applications along with income documentation to:   

Central Vermont Medical Center
Healthcare Assurance Program
P. O. Box 547
Barre, VT. 05641

We can not process applications without income documentation.

Green Mountain Care Plans

GreenMountainCare.org

Get the facts about eligibility, covered services, and the cost of each plan.

Contact Us

For Questions About Your Bill:
802-371-4392 (Phone)
802-371-4488 (Fax)
CVMC.PFSDept[at]cvmc[dot]org

Financial Counselor:
802-371-4209

To Set Up Monthly Payments:
802-371-5999

Our Hours
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday