Sliding Scale

April 27, 2017

It is the policy of Sienna Wellness Institute to provide essential services regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. Discounts are offered based on family size and annual income. This program is designed to provide free or discounted care to those who have no means, or limited means, to pay for their medical services (Uninsured or Underinsured). In addition to quality healthcare, patients are entitled to financial counseling by someone who can understand and offer possible solutions for those who cannot pay in full. The Patient Account Representative’s role is that of patient advocate, that is, one who works with the patient and/or guarantor to find reasonable payment alternatives.

Sienna Wellness Institute will offer a Sliding Fee Discount Program to all who are unable to pay for their services. Sienna Wellness Institute will base program eligibility on a person’s ability to pay and will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, creed, disability or national origin. The Federal Poverty Guidelines, are used in creating and annually updating the sliding fee schedule (SFS) to determine eligibility. Use the chart below to determine your qualification for sliding scale:

How to Apply

Applying for Sliding Scale is easy, all you have to do is fill out our Sliding Scale Form and return it to the front desk to determine if you or members of your family are eligible for a discount.

The discount will apply to services received at this facility, with the exception of services, specialties, and/or equipment that is considered outside services, including laboratory testing, podiatry, gastroenterology, cardiology, and other such services. This form must be completed every 12 months or if your financial situation changes.

Nondiscrimination Statement:

Sienna Wellness Institute and Sienna Podiatry complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Sienna Wellness Institute and Sienna Podiatry do not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Further details of our Nondiscrimination Policy can be found HERE

Further details of our Sliding Scale Policy can be found HERE