Financial Assistance

Learn more about financial assistance options at UVM Health Network, including discounted care, budget payments and more.

If you are experiencing financial challenges or are unable to pay your health care bill in full, we’re here to help. University of Vermont Health Network offers a range of financial assistance options so you can continue to access the care you need, when and where you need it.

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If you anticipate needing financial assistance, please apply as soon as possible (ideally prior to receiving care).

Financial Assistance Policies

UVM Health Network is committed to providing financial assistance to patients who are uninsured, underinsured, ineligible for a government program or otherwise unable to pay for medically necessary care.

If you qualify for financial assistance, UVM Health Network cannot charge you more than the amounts generally billed to individuals with health insurance. Learn more about how amounts generally billed are calculated to ensure you are not being charged more than a patient with insurance coverage. 

Apply for Financial Assistance

Complete the application and mail it to the address on the form below. Please include the requested supporting documentation found on the application. If you need help completing the application, please contact customer service at 802-847-8000 or 800-639-2719 (toll-free).

Health Assistance Program

The Health Program (HAP) is here to help eligible low- and middle-income families get prescription medications at no cost, even if you have insurance.

If You Qualify

  • All co-pays and costs are waived for both brand-name and generic prescriptions. For example, a family of four with a household income of $100,000 could save up to $600 per month on out of pocket costs at the pharmacy.
  • Medications can be picked up at a UVM Health Network pharmacy or conveniently mailed to your home.

HAP Also Provides:

  • Access to eyeglasses and medical equipment.
  • Assistance with enrollment in state and federal programs, including obtaining insurance through the Vermont Health Connect exchange.
  • Advocacy and support with obtaining other health care related resources.

Call: 802-847-6984 or toll-free at 888-739-5183, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm.

Government-Assisted Programs

The state of Vermont's Green Mountain Care is a family of low-cost and free health coverage programs for Vermonters. Green Mountain Care provides uninsured Vermonters with access to quality, comprehensive healthcare coverage at a reasonable cost, including the Dr. Dynasaur and Medicaid programs. To learn more about these programs or to find out which program is best for you, visit

Vermont Health Connect

If you are an individual or own or work for a small business without health insurance, visit Vermont Health Connect to enroll in a health plan.

Financial assistance is available for most Vermonters who buy a health plan through Vermont Health Connect.

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Providers Who Offer Discounted Care

Not all providers are covered by our financial assistance policy, but the providers listed below do offer discounted care at the Central Vermont Medical Center. If your provider is not listed they are not covered under the financial assistance policy.

Here is how discounted care breaks down by the different types of bills you will receive:

  • Hospital Bills: All Central Vermont Medical Center eligible services are covered under the financial assistance policy.
  • Provider Bills: To determine if your provider is covered under the financial assistance policy, please see the list below:
Provider Name Practice Name
Boucher, Ali PT, DPT CVMC Rehabilitation Therapy - Berlin
Brazelton, Jason MD CVMC Laboratory
Brereton, Anne NP CVMC ExpressCare
Briere, Lauren OTR/L, MOT CVMC Rehabilitation Therapy - Main Campus
Brown, Jeff DO CVMC Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
Brundage, William MD CVMC ENT
Buchanan, Judy PT, DPT, CBIS CVMC Rehabilitation Therapy - Berlin
Byrd, Pamela PA-C CVMC ExpressCare
Byrne, Emily FNP, APRN CVMC Integrative Family Medicine - Montpelier
Campbell, Quincy FNP CVMC ExpressCare
Carey, Andrea DNP, FNP-BC CVMC Cardiology
Carlson, Rima MD CVMC Integrative Family Medicine - Montpelier
Carpenter, Conor MD CVMC Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
Carr, Priscilla MD, FACP CVMC Adult Primary Care - Barre

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