At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, our approach to managing billing and insurance coverage is yet another way we work to provide you with exceptional, caring service.
We're committed to providing you with access to pricing estimates for common procedures and services, as well as other resources to help with the financial aspect of your healthcare. Visit our website dedicated to pricing estimates now.
Financial counselors are available to answer your questions before and during your stay at Portsmouth. If you have questions regarding your account and want to speak to a customer service representative, call (866) 482-1978, Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm.
Portsmouth Regional Hospital
333 Borthwick Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
In our continuing effort to provide you with easy, reliable and secure billing services, we offer online bill pay, accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards. Find out more by speaking with one of our customer service representatives. Call (866) 482-1978, Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm.
Here are some frequently asked questions and answers regarding billing and insurance at Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
Why did I receive separate bills for the hospital and the doctor(s)?
Services you receive at Portsmouth Regional Hospital are often provided by different doctors, including radiologists, cardiologists and other specialists. They're legally required to submit separate bills. If you have a question about a specific bill, call the number provided on the statement you received.
Why didn't my insurance pay for my hospital services?
Your insurance may have denied a claim for one or more of the following reasons:
- The service you received was not covered under your plan.
- The insurance information you provided was incorrect.
- You received service from a physician outside your plan's network.
- You were not covered by your plan at the time you received care.
- Your primary care physician did not process a referral for the services you received before they were rendered.
For a detailed explanation, contact your insurance company directly.
Can I pay my bill over time?
Yes. Payment arrangements can be made with Portsmouth Regional Hospital by contacting our billing department toll-free at (866) 482-1978.
I don't have any insurance, Is there any financial help available?
Yes. At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, we have an extensive charity care and financial assistance program, including help for those who are uninsured. Learn more about our charity care and financial discount policy.
What should I do if I have a question about my bill?
If you have any questions about your statement or believe there is an error, contact our billing department toll-free at (866) 482-1978.
I belong to a managed care plan. What should I do before coming to the hospital?
Read your insurance information closely to make sure you followed all guidelines for referrals, or call your insurance company for assistance. If you don't follow your plan requirements, it could result in more out-of-pocket expense for you. Your primary care doctor plays an important role in this process, so be sure to communicate with him/her.
I belong to a managed care plan but needed to be seen in the emergency room. What should I do now?
Within 24 hours after receiving emergency services from Portsmouth Regional Hospital, you need to contact your primary care physician or your insurance company to explain your circumstances and ask for authorization.
At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, we're committed to providing exceptional healthcare to everyone, regardless of financial status. Our financial counselors can help you identify ways to fulfill your financial responsibility. To learn more about our charity care and financial discount policy or to speak with one of our financial counselors, call (866) 482-1978, Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm.
When choosing a medical insurance plan, it's important to understand exactly what's covered and whether or not the plan meets your needs. Read the plan carefully, know the details and ask as many questions as necessary to help you make the right decision. You may want to consult independent resources for help, such as:
Portsmouth Regional Hospital's comprehensive range of services and our commitment to quality and cost-effectiveness make us a key managed care provider in the region. We enact programs to improve our performance in virtually every area of healthcare. We participate in all major insurance and managed care programs in the Seacoast region. To confirm that your particular plan includes Portsmouth Regional Hospital, contact your insurance company or call us at (888) 421-1080.