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A Message from the CEO

Ada L. Ratliff, MBA

On behalf of the staff and physicians of Claiborne County Medical Center, we would like to welcome you to our website and share with you our total commitment to providing high-quality, patient-focused, and cost-effective healthcare service to all our patients and their families.

Claiborne County Medical Center is a full-service, Critical Access Hospital with a philosophy of patient focused care in a family oriented environment. Our size allows us the opportunity to be approachable and innovative and to provide very personalized care utilizing a team approach. While we have state-of-the-art technology, it is the dedication and experience of our staff and physicians that is the secret to our success.

We realize that being in the hospital may be an uneasy encounter. Therefore, through our values of Compassion, Attitude, Respect, Excellence, and Service we strive to make your visit as pleasant, comfortable, and successful as possible. These values drive our organization.
We always welcome your comments and questions. Your communication is extremely valuable for us to meet all your healthcare needs.

Thank you for choosing Claiborne County Medical Center and thank you for allowing us to serve you.


Ada L. Ratliff, MBA
CEO, Claiborne County Medical Center

Mission Statement

Quality Healthcare

At Claiborne County Medical Center we strive for excellence in everything we do. We provide quality care to all citizens of all ages. We are forward looking to meet the changing health care needs of Forsyth and the surrounding area. At the same time, we are a stable organization that is financially sound. We involve all of our medical staff through good communication. We support them by trying to meet their professional needs in training, equipment and services. We emphasize good communication with all county citizens who support us financially and through the use of our services. We care about and support our employees through training and education who in turn are caring and committed to our patients and our organization.

Our Progressive Outlook

Our progressive outlook can be seen in the personal care that our patients receive. Find out more about us as well as the many services we offer. At our facility you receive high quality care, close to home!



The vision of Claiborne County Medical Center is to provide high-quality, patient-focused, and cost-effective healthcare service to all our patients and their families. Utilizing modern facilities, state of the art equipment, and developing comprehensive services enables us to remain a strong community partner and the employer and healthcare provider of choice.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who will get my hospital bill?

At Claiborne County Medical Center, we're committed to the health of our patients. To help you navigate the sometimes confusing world of healthcare reimbursement, we will bill your insurance company and send you statements that help you keep up-to-date on your account and your charges.

What if I have difficulty paying my bill?

The Business Office and Patient Financial Services department would like to assist you with your financial obligation, by offering the Financial Assistance Application. If you have any questions about the required documents or the application please feel free to ask an Admissions representative, or you may call our Business Office Manager, at (601) 437-5141

What happens when I am admitted?

When you check in for your appointment, remember to present your valid insurance ID or information about your coverage. If your insurance requires a co-payment or a deductible, you will be responsible for these charges at the time of your appointment. If your insurance does not cover certain charges or if there is an unpaid balance of any type, you will be responsible for paying for those services within 30 days of receipt of a statement from us.

How do I pay my hospital bill?

  • Cash, check, or money order
    (made payable to Claiborne County Medical Center)
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Discover
Patients who do not have insurance will be financially responsible for all charges associated with their care.