Ohio State offers continued care services after your visit.
Help with the cost of prescription medicines
The Patient Assistance Program (PAP) provides free or reduced-cost medicines to patients with limited income to purchase prescribed medicines. Eligible patients include those who are:
- Uninsured and not eligible for any public health program
- Medicare-insured without prescription benefits
- Waiting for approval for their application for public health assistance
Patients may be referred by nurses, doctors, social workers, case managers, patient care resource managers or other staff members. PAP staff members are available 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Billing and insurance
Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center and our providers contract with many insurance companies – learn more about the insurances we accept. If you have insurance with of one of these companies, our billing offices will submit a claim for payment of services unless instructed not to. Before you schedule an appointment or procedure, always check with your insurance company to determine your policy’s benefits including any co-payments, deductibles and co-insurances due at time of service. If you do not have insurance, payment for services can be made prior to your visit. Financial assistance is also available for qualified patients.
Obtaining your medical records
The care you receive at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is documented on your Electronic Medical Record (EMR), which you may refer to as your Epic or IHIS chart. You may request information from your Medical Record or participate in your care through MyChart, which provides a portion of your overall medical record and offers communication services with your providers’ offices. Learn more about medical records at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center.
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