What to Know as a Patient at Southcoast Health
Find everything you need to know as a patient of Southcoast Health, whether you are staying at one of our hospitals or receiving care at a nearby physician practice. If you have questions about any of our services or offerings, feel free to contact us or talk to your physician.
Important Hospital Patient Information
Listed below are programs and services our hospital provides our patients.
Conveniently pay your hospital bill online or contact patient accounts with any questions.
If you have a question about your bill:
- Hospital/Southcoast Physicians Group: 844-500-1212 / 508-973-1212
- Southcoast VNA: 508-973-3200, Option 4
Find a Doc
Locate a nearby physician or specialist that meets your health needs.
Easily refill your medication, access your health summary and more through your online MyChart profile.
If you’ve forgotten your ID or password, reset it by completing one of the forms:
Please call (844) 265-9857 with any other issues.
Register before you even walk in the door for your upcoming doctor’s appointment with our online check-in.
Talk to one of our local call center operators at 844-744-5544 to find a doctor in your area.
Patient Financial Services
Southcoast Health offers patient financial counselors to help determine your eligibility for health insurance programs.
Patient Family Advisory Council
Southcoast Health Patient & Family Advisory Council (PFAC) provides communications between patients, families, staff and administration.
We are committed to providing you and your family with the very best medical care and customer service. Let us know when you have an exceptional experience or when we fall short of our goals.
If you have patient safety or quality of care concerns about services provided at Southcoast, you may file concerns about your care. Please call or write:
Southcoast Health System
Patient Relations Department
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Southcoast Hotline (toll-free): 1-877-264-7244
Board of Registration in Medicine
560 Harrison Ave., Suite G-4
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 654-9800
Department of Public Health
Division of Health Care Quality
99 Chauncy St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: (617) 753-8000
The Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS)
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181
www.jointcommission.org, using the “Report a
Patient Safety Event” link in the “Action
Compliance/Patient Privacy Hotline
If you feel that your privacy rights have been violated, patients can call the Southcoast Compliance Patient Privacy Hotline at (508) 973-5040.
Southcoast Interpreter Services
If you need help understanding, speaking or reading English, please tell a member of your health care team so arrangements can be made for a trained interpreter to assist you.
Our Interpreter Services is available by calling (508) 973-8409. This service is provided at no cost to you.
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Southcoast Health provides all the information you need to know as a hospital patient in Fall River, New Bedford or Wareham, MA.