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1000 Health Center Drive
(217) 258-2525
The Effingham Walk-In Clinic is open from 10am to 8pm Monday-Friday.

Health Insurance & Billing

There are several considerations regarding health plans - from whether it is a hospital or physician plan, to what kind of coverage your plan allows. People are encouraged to verify their benefits with their plan administrator by referring to their insurance membership card for contact information. Please check with your insurance company, HMO or PPO network or your employee benefits department to make certain all services are covered at Sarah Bush Lincoln.

You may be liable for certain services if they are not pre-authorized. Always check with your health plan prior to any elective admission or testing to determine whether it is a covered service.

You may be eligible for Sarah Bush Lincoln Financial Assistance for services provided by a Sarah Bush Lincoln employed provider. For more information and to download an application, visit this page.   

Sarah Bush Lincoln is a Participating Provider with the following health plans:

Aetna Medicare
BlueCross BlueShield
BlueCross BlueShield – BCE
BlueCross Medicaid
BlueCross Medicare
Community Partners Health Plan
Consociate Care
Coventry Health Care Plan
Coventry Medicare
Health Alliance Medicare Advantage (through Dec. 31, 2019)
Healthcare’s Finest Network
Humana – Medicare
Meridian Medicaid
MH Net Behavioral Health Services
Private Health Care Systems
Preferred Plan
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare
TRICARE – Sarah Bush Lincoln is a non-network provider: Non-network providers are TRICARE-authorized providers who do not have a signed agreement with the regional contractors to provide care at a negotiated rate. There are two types of non-network providers:  participating and non-participating. Sarah Bush Lincoln is a participating provider. Participating providers have agreed to file claims for you, to accept payment directly from TRICARE and to accept the TRICARE allowable charge, less any applicable cost shares paid by you, as payment in full for their services.

Sarah Bush Lincoln will not be a provider of Health Alliance Medical Plans effective July 1, 2018.

Consumer Guide to Healthcare Prices

Current as of 5/16/2019