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Care at the Rehabilitation Hospital may be covered by a variety of insurance providers. Our admissions office staff and case managers will help identify specifics of your plan. If you have questions about your coverage, please contact your insurance company.

Many insurance carriers require hospitals and physicians to precertify or recertify patients in order to consider payment of claims. This may be necessary whether you are covered by a commercial carrier, workers' compensation, Medicare, Medicare Replacement Plan, Medicaid, a health maintenance organization (HMO) or a preferred provider organization (PPO). Our admissions office will notify the discharging facility once your admission has been approved by your insurance carrier.

Our admissions office will also complete precertification requirements, verify your healthcare benefits and determine calendar year deductibles, co-insurance, billable and non-billable services and follow-up expenses. We will help you understand your specific benefits and financial responsibility, if any. Please bring your insurance identification card with you to the hospital so we can assist you.

During your stay, your insurance carrier may require additional information, may discuss your case with our staff and may examine your medical records-all to determine that your treatment is medically necessary. You may also receive a letter from your carrier. Please contact your case manager if you have any questions regarding communication from your insurance carrier.

While you are ultimately responsible for your hospital account, please contact our billing department (260) 479-3550 (260) 479-3550 at any time if you have questions about your hospital bill.

The Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne, a licensed acute care hospital, is covered under Medicare Part A. Medicare Part A covers semi-private room accommodations or private rooms when medically necessary, meals and routine nursing services. It includes drugs, supplies, therapy, laboratory and X-ray services while hospitalized.

You are responsible for the deductible and co-payments for Part A coverage. Part A does not cover private duty nurses or aides and services of a physician or surgeon.

For a brief overview of Medicare benefits, visit Understanding Your Medicare Benefits.

To find out more about Medicare plans, enrollment periods, and cost-saving options, visit the Medicare website.