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Pricing Estimates and Information

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Lakeside Hospital is committed to providing meaningful information to our patients related to financial obligations for healthcare services. It is our intent with this website to publish our Financial Assistance Policies and provide a way to obtain an estimate of patient payment amounts for our most commonly scheduled services. For more information on how to use the tool and the information it provides, please click here to watch a brief video that will help explain the process of obtaining a customized estimate.

Patient payment estimator

If you prefer, we are more than happy to provide you with a patient payment estimate for your expected service over the phone. Feel free to call us directly to obtain your estimate at 504.962.7000.

When you call our customer representatives at, please have the following information available, so that we can provide you with the most accurate estimate possible:

  • Description of services needed - We will need to know as much information as possible about the specific services as described by your physician.
  • Type of services needed - We need to know if you will be admitted to the hospital as an inpatient overnight, or if you are expected to be treated on an outpatient basis.
  • Physician/Specialist Name - For example, if you are having surgery, we will want to know the surgeon's name.
  • Insurance Coverage Information (if applicable)