The Sliding Scale Program is a healthcare services program allowing Tri-Area Community Health patients to obtain free or low-cost healthcare services. The program is based on a sliding scale, which means that it is based on the income of the family or individual, and is designed to help those who may not be able to afford healthcare services on their own. Learn more and take advantage of our assistance programs available at Tri-Area Community Health.
What Is the Sliding Scale Program?
People Who Benefit From the Program
The Sliding Scale Program is a great help to many people who would not otherwise be able to afford quality healthcare services. Patients who are underinsured or uninsured can benefit from using this program. The program works by charging patients based on their ability to pay, making quality healthcare more affordable and accessible to everyone.
The program offers a variety of services, including medical, dental, x-rays, laboratory, pharmaceutical, and behavioral health. It is important to know that the program only applies to services and prescriptions provided by healthcare professionals at Tri-Area Community Health.
Requirements and Qualifications
The Sliding Scale Program is not a one-plan-fits-all and what you qualify for will be determined by your household's federal poverty level. To qualify, your household income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Patients must be 18 years of age or older and must reside in the United States.
The application process for the Sliding Scale Program is simple. You will need to fill out an application and provide proof of income and family size. Once your application is approved, you will be able to receive healthcare services at a discounted rate. Discounts will be available for three, six, or twelve months depending on the financial situation. You will need to reapply before your current application is closed to continue to receive the benefits.