Financial & Insurance Information

Financial Obligations

At Lindner Center of HOPE, we understand that dealing with the financial implications of mental illness can be difficult. That is why we are here to help. Together we can work through your financial obligations, insurance questions and payment options.


Pricing Disclosures

At Lindner Center of HOPE, we understand that the financial implications of mental illness can be difficult. We are available to discuss with you your financial obligations, insurance questions and payment options. In compliance with state law, Lindner Center of HOPE is providing this price list containing our room and board and ancillary services. The hospital charges are the same for all patients, but a patient’s responsibility may vary, depending on payment plans negotiated with individual health insurers.

This applies to Lindner Center of HOPE hospitalization and services not including Sibcy House at Lindner Center of HOPE.

Download Lindner Center of HOPE Patient Price Information List, click here.


What insurance plans do you accept?

Insurance coverage can vary widely, and specific services covered are stipulated by each individual’s benefits plan. We strongly encourage individuals and/or families to call their carrier and verify coverage prior to receiving care at Lindner Center of HOPE.

Insurance for hospitalization and other hospital-based services:

In general, Lindner Center of HOPE accepts payment from major insurance carriers for hospitalization. Some other services, depending upon the patient’s coverage, may also be covered. A partial listing of insurance programs accepted at Lindner Center of HOPE for hospitalization and other inpatient services are listed here. Questions about your insurance can be directed to a Lindner Center of HOPE representative when you inquire about care at 513-536-HOPE (4673).

  • Aetna
  • Anthem (Does not include Medicare HMO Product)
  • Alliance Partners Behavioral Care
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Concern
  • HealthSpan
  • Humana (LifeSync) (Includes Humana Choice/Gold Medicare Products)
  • Medicare
  • Medical Mutual (Does not include Medicare HMO Product)
  • Ohio Medicaid (ages 11 to 20 and 65 and over)
  • United Behavioral Health (Includes Secure Horizons & AARP Medicare Products)
  • Regarding financial obligations for adolescent services provided by Cincinnati Children’s at Lindner Center of HOPE, most major insurance programs cover treatment services offered, with limited availability for non-Ohio Medicaid. Financial service representatives at Cincinnati Children’s are available to answer questions and assist families in obtaining insurance authorization or applying for financial aid programs. For questions in regards to financial services, please call: 513-636-4427 and press option 9.

Insurance for Outpatient Services:

Lindner Center Professional Associates (LCPA) is a private practice that is accepting new patients for adolescent and adult consultations, second opinions, medication management and psychotherapy. Registration staff will verify, for existing and new patients, whether your insurance plan is in or out of network. Click here for a downloadable checklist to help ensure you are prepared for your appointment.

Co-insurance fees, co-pays, deductibles, out-of-network balances, or fees for services not covered by insurance will be collected at the point of service. Medicare beneficiaries are welcome and should call 513-536-4673 to inquire about covered services. Click here for a list of insurance accepted by LCPA.

All non-covered and self-pay patients, fees are collected at the point of service. Fees vary by clinician and specialty. Please call 536-HOPE (4673) and ask for outpatient services to inquire about an appointment with LCPA clinicians.


Financial Assistance

For patients who have limited insurance and income financial assistance is available on a sliding scale. The Lindner Center of Hope Financial Assistance policy only applies to medically necessary services related to hospital services and not elective service, such as: TMS, Sibcy Residential, Supportive Employment Services, Partial Hospitalization (PHP), Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), Nutrition services and professional services, including those provided by Lindner Center Professional Associates. In addition, any charge for late cancellation or no show appointments will not be covered under this policy. Financial Assistance can be applied to service dates rendered 6 (six) months prior to the date of the application.

Patients are eligible for Financial Assistance if the following is met:

  • Income is at or below 400% of the Federal Poverty Guideline as indicated below.
  • Patients must make a good faith effort to obtain coverage from available public assistance programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Patients must be a resident of the State of Ohio, Indiana or Kentucky.
  • Financial Assistance Application is completed and requested documents provided timely.

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Click here for Financial Assistance Application.

In addition to standard financial assistance, Lindner Center of HOPE also has the “Helping Hands Program”, a program established by private donors to provide financial assistance to patients meeting criteria as long as funds are available.

Uninsured patients who are not eligible for any of the above options will receive a 40% self pay discount off gross charges. If you meet the requirements stated above, and wish to apply for financial assistance, please print and fully complete the Financial Assistance Application. This completed application along with income verification should be sent to the following address for processing:

Lindner Center of HOPE
4075 Old Western Row Road
Mason, OH 45040
Attention: Financial Counselor

If you prefer, our Financial Counselors are available to discuss the Lindner Center of HOPE Financial Assistance Program from 8am to 9pm Monday through Friday by calling (513)536-0224.