Financial Assistance - Plain Language Summary (PLS)

Bassett Healthcare Network’s Financial Assistance Policy provides free emergency and necessary medical care to eligible, uninsured individuals and families unable to pay the total cost of their medical care.

Eligible Services: Emergency and/or medically necessary services provided by the Bassett Healthcare Network providers set forth below.

Eligible Patients: Uninsured patients with incomes less than 300% of the current Federal Poverty Guidelines for their family size who submit a Financial Assistance Application (including related documentation/information), and who are determined eligible for financial assistance.

Assistance offered: Eligible patients will receive a 100% discount on their self-pay balances resulting in a balance less than the amount generally billed to patients who have insurance.

How to Apply: Information on financial assistance and applications may be obtained online at For a free copy of our financial assistance policy and application and assistance with your application, you may also visit, write or call your medical provider as follows:

Bassett Medical Center, A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, O’Connor Hospital or Tri-Town Regional Hospital: (607) 547-3480 or1-800-642-0455, Financial Assistance Program, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326

Cobleskill Regional Hospital: (518) 254-3381, Business Office-FAP, 178 Grandview Drive, Cobleskill, NY 12043

Little Falls Hospital: (315) 823-5237, Business Office, Financial Assistance Program, 140 Burwell Street, Little Falls, NY 13365

Spanish translation assistance for this summary, financial assistance policies and applications are available upon request by contacting your health care provider at one of the telephone numbers listed above.


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One Atwell Road Cooperstown, NY 13326

607-547-3456 : 1-800-BASSETT (227-7388)