PO Box 457, Wheeling, IL 60090 | Fax: 800-329-5274
The City of Madison Hardship Waiver is designed to help people who have no insurance or the means to pay. Failure to completely and accurately provide the information required below may result in denial of the waiver.
The schedule below provides the percent of fee waived based on total family income and number of individuals in household.
If you would like to be considered for a waiver all four of the following steps must be completed and submitted to our office via on-line or by mailing documents to PO Box 457, Wheeling, iL 60090:
STEP 1 - SIGNED STATEMENT. You must include a signed statement indicating your insurance or governmental assistance. For example: "I have no assistance or insurance to cover this ambulance bill."
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STEP 2- PROOF OF TOTAL FAMILY ANNUAL INCOME = A SIGNED COPY OF YOUR MOST RECENT FEDERAL INCOME TAX FORM, including social security (line 20a).
If you did not file taxes, proof of income/hardship from an independent third party must be submitted, such as:
STEP 3 - ARE YOU RECEIVING OR ELIGIBLE FOR GOVERNMENTAL ASSISTANCE such as medical assistance, Medicare, SSI or general assistance?
Yes. If yes, you must send us an explanation of benefits and payments you receive before the waiver appliesNo
STEP 4 - DO YOU HAVE PRIVATE HEALTH OR ACCIDENT INSURANCE?
Yes. If yes, it must be applied for before being considered for a waiver. WHEN YOU RECEIVE A CHECK OR DENIAL, send us the payment and the explanation of benefits that you receivedNo
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