Financial Assistance


Our office provides financial assistance to people and families who meet certain income requirements. You may qualify for financial assistance based on your family size and income, even if you have health insurance. Assistance is awarded if you meet the financial assistance guidelines which includes your household income is less than the federal poverty level.

If you have been approved for financial assistance by St. Michael Medical Center (SMMC), please provide a copy of your approval letter to our office. If your dates of service at Digestive Health Consultants (DHC) or Digestive Disease & Endoscopy Center (DDEC), fall between the dates approved on your letter, our office will honor St. Michael’s decision and translate its decision to your bill with DHC, DDEC and Silverdale Anesthesia.

What does financial assistance cover?

Financial assistance covers services provided by Digestive Health Consultants, PLLC, Digestive Disease & Endoscopy Center and Silverdale Anesthesia. Financial assistance does not cover services provided by other organizations.

In order for your application to be processed, you must:

  • Provide us information about your family; fill in the number of family members in your household (family includes people related by birth, marriage, or adoption who live together)
  • Provide us information about your family’s gross monthly income (income before taxes and deductions)
  • Provide documentation for family income and declare assets
  • Attach additional information if needed, for example, letters of support to validate your information
  • Sign and date the form

During the application process you may receive bills until we get your information.

FAQ’s

What is the minimum balance that is eligible for a payment plan?

A total patient balance of $150 or more is eligible for payment plan.

Are collection balances eligible for payment plan?

No, balances already turned over to the collection agency are not eligible for a payment plan with our office, patients will need to call Dynamic Collections to set up plans for repayment.

When is my first payment due?

First Payment must be made within 30 days. Patients can choose their payment due date.

Are balances that were part of a cancelled payment plan eligible to be included on a new payment plan?

Balances that were part of a cancelled payment plan are not eligible to be included on new payment plans.

What types of balances are eligible to be included in a payment plan?

Only patient balances can be set up on a plan, no insurance balances can be included.

Are payment plans ever cancelled?

Yes, if the monthly minimum payment is not received within 30 days, the payment plan will be cancelled.

What happens to balances from cancelled payment plans?

Balances will follow our normal aging process, and if not paid, will be sent to collections.

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Location

3261 MT. Vintage Way, Suite 221 Silverdale, WA 98383

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed