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Programs that pay the health care expenses of people who are unable to obtain necessary care without assistance. Medical expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Air Force Aid Society - Emergency AssistanceAir Force Aid Society emergency assistance is available to Airmen and their eligible family members to meet immediate needs in an emergency situation. The Society provides interest free loans and grants based on the individual situation for needs such as:
  • Basic Living Expenses,
  • Emergency Travel,
  • Vehicle Expenses,
  • Funeral Expenses,
  • Medical/Dental,
  • Child Care/Respite,
  • Moving Expenses,
  • Miscellaneous Expenses,
Standard Emergency Assistance Loans And Grants
  • Emergency based,
  • Intended to solve emergency financial need,
  • Loan/grant requests considered on a case-by-case basis,
  • Applicant completes application with budget.
Falcon Loans
  • Emergency based loan up to $750 for active duty.
  • Intended for certain categories of financial emergencies.
  • Must be repaid in 10 months or less.
  • Must not have current AFAS loan.
  • Budget not required.
Air Force Aid SocietyAir Force Aid Society
American Cancer Society, York CountyInformation and guidance Support systems & education for cancer patients & family Transportation to/from cancer treatments Wig boutique - wigs, turbans; due to side effects of chemotherapy Limited financial assistance for prescription medications; through patient service center 1-888-227-5445 option #1 Public health education/cancer research. 'I can cope', education program for cancer patients and family Nutritional information for healthy eating habits Literature, videos, free speakers available Look good - feel better for patients suffering from appearance related side effects from chemotherapy and radiation call 1-888-227-5445 for dates and times YorkAmerican Cancer Society, York CountyAmerican Cancer Society - Southeast Region - Pennsylvania
Army Emergency ReliefArmy Emergency Relief (AER) is a non-profit, charitable organization independent of, but closely associated with the United States Army. Army Emergency Relief helps US Army soldiers and their dependents, by providing emergency aid, in the form of either a direct grant (a cash gift, not to be repaid) or an interest-free loan, and by giving college scholarships to children of soldiers. Under Army regulations, officers must recommend whether their soldiers deserve aid. Emergency Aid Help with emergency financial needs for:
  • Rent/Mortgage
  • Vehicle repair
  • Emergency travel
  • Utilities/Deposits
  • Funeral expenses
  • Food
  • Non-receipt of pay
  • Relocation travel
  • Dependant dental
  • Medical expenses
  • Repair/Replacement of HVAC
  • Repair/Replacement of major appliances
  • Replacement vehicle
  • Loss of funds
  • Cranial helmets
  • Essential furniture
  • Car seats
  • Rental vehicle
Loans up to $1000 do not require command recommendation, and there is no limit to the amount of funds Army Emergency Relief may authorize. Officers are responsible for ensuring that their soldiers repay AER loans. Scholarships Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs – the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Scholarship applications are accepted from 1 January to 1 May each year for assistance for the following academic year. Scholarship award amounts are not guaranteed and vary each year based on the total number of applicants in each program and budget amount allotted to the scholarship programs. Visit website for additional information.
Army Emergency ReliefArmy Emergency Relief
Christ Among NeighborsCAN may provide assistance in the form of help with rental, utility bills, clothing or medical bills. This assistance may include emergency service delivery and/or referrals/consultations to other agencies or organizations with the means to solve the problem. The serviced areas are defined as comprising the Shippensburg Area School District and the village of Walnut Bottom (zipcode 17266 and zip code 17257 on High Mountain Road)CumberlandChrist Among NeighborsChrist Among Neighbors
Christian Assistance NetworkAssists the poor, disabled, disadvantaged and elderly with the basic needs of food, clothing, housing and medical expenses. Strive to assist those individuals and/or families who are experiencing a “Crisis” in their lives. A Crisis might be financial– due to a loss of employment, medical – due to a recent change in the health status of a family member, or psychological - due to a stressful situation in your daily life.MercerChristian Assistance NetworkChristian Assistance Network
Community Services of Venango County - Center Street, Oil City - Child Advocacy ProgramEmergency Assistance for families with children ages 18 and under who are in school. Examples of assistance include rent, doctor appointments, dental needs, utilities and transportation.VenangoCommunity Services of Venango County - Center Street, Oil CityCommunity Services of Venango County
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Central PA ChapterNeeds of families of a person with Cystic Fibrosis are evaluated on an individual basis. The Foundation meets the needs or refers the family to other appropriate resources. May provide or make referrals for financial assistance in some instances. DauphinCystic Fibrosis Foundation - Central PA ChapterCystic Fibrosis Foundation - Central PA Chapter
Family Caregiver Support ProgramAssistance with costs of respite care, caregiver training, home adaptation, adult day care and homemaker service.PerryPerry County Area Agency on AgingPerry County Office of Aging
Healthy Community NetworkA collaboration of private and public partners working to improve access to healthcare services for those in our region who are uninsured and underinsured. Wellspan, Memorial Hospital, Hanover Hospital, Family First Health, York City Bureau of Health, Community Progress Council, United Way of York County, Forsight Vision, York County Assistance Office, York County Human Services and other community partners. Services may include: Access to doctor visits, emergency visits, labs, x-rays and other testing. HYN patients who have certain chronic conditions are enrolled in “HealthCompanion” which help people understand and care for their disease more effectively. HealthCompanion provides focused oversight of care for patients with specific diseases. Access to specialty services through York Hospital Specialty Clinic and Memorial Hospital clinic. Medications will be provided through the Healthy Community Pharmacy. All HYN eligible patients will be able to get their prescriptions filled at this pharmacy for the cost of the generic medication plus a small dispensing fee. For brand name drugs not available at the pharmacy, staff will assist with completing pharmacy assistance forms for $5 a form. There is no fee to belong to HYN at this time. The discount on care will depend on the doctor and the person’s financial status. People will receive discounts from the doctors participating within the HYN network. Doctors outside of HYN may or may not discount care. Patients are encouraged to talk with their doctors about fees they may be charged. A $15 co-pay will be charged for office visits. A $20 co-pay will be charged at ReadyCare. A $30 co-pay will be charge at Emergency Room. Family First Health uses a different method of discounting services. Please contact them directly for information at 845-8617 YorkHealthy Community NetworkWellSpan Health
Healthy Horizons - Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) progA Medical Assistance program (Medicaid) designed to help pay some or all of eligible individuals Medicare expenses. * Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) - Categorically Needy program : Medical Assistance payment of Medicare Part A & B premiums and payment of Medicare deductibles & coinsurance. Plus eligible for medical coverage through the Medical assistance program (100% or less of FPL and resource limits of $2000 (one person) or $3000 (2 people) * QMB- Medicare Cost Sharing program: Payment of Medicare Part A & B premiums and payment of Medicare deductibles & coinsurance. (100% of FPL and resource limit of $4000 (one person) or $6000 (2 people) * Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) program: Payment of Medicare Part B premium only ( Between 100% - 120% of FPL and resource limit of $4000 (one person) or $6000 (2 people) * Qualifying Individuals Group 1 (QI-1): payment of Medicare Part B premium only ( Between 120%-135% of FPL and resource limit of $4000 (one person) or $6000 (2 people)DauphinDauphin County Assistance OfficeDauphin County Assistance Office
Indiana Regional Medical Center – Financial Assistance ProgramHelps eligible patients receive health care services at little or no cost, depending on their family income and assets.IndianaI-Care FundIndiana Regional Medical Center
K's for CancerK's for Cancer is an organization created in memory of Justin Flannery Hilton committed to raising funds to provide financial aid to patients, and families' of patients, suffering the physical and economic effects of cancer treatment and to organizations that fund research to improve the lives of cancer patients.LycomingK's for CancerK's for Cancer
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central PennsylvaniaLSS supports a variety of patient services programs: - Information Resource Center staffed by social workers, RN's and health educators; Monday-Friday, 9 am-6 pm; www.lls.org - Peer support programs for patients, families and teens diagnosed with a blood cancer - Funding for blood cancer research - Patient financial aid which provides a limited amount of financial assistance to help patients with financial need who are under a doctors care for a blood cancer diagnosis. - Public health information including educational programs, teleconferences and web casts - Professional education to share the latest research advances with medical professionals through seminars, audiovisual materials and publications - Co-Pay Assistance Program: Helps patients with co-pay or health insurance payments The Central PA Chapter sponsors the following events in Lancaster County: - Light The Night Walk - Team In Training - Man and Woman of the Year - Pennies for Patients in Lancaster County schools - Family Support Group at Lancaster General Hospital DauphinLeukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central PennsylvaniaLeukemia & Lymphoma Society
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Central PA Chapter - Information and MS SupportEducation Case Management, Support Groups, Information and referral .Some financial support. Community outreach for all individuals with MS and their families. Some areas of assistance include:
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Medical supplies
  • Independent living aids
  • Chore services
  • Home and car modifications
  • Air conditioners
  • Transportation
  • Respite care
  • Exercise programs
  • Family enrichment programs
DauphinNational Multiple Sclerosis Society - Central PA ChapterNational Multiple Sclerosis Society
Planned Parenthood of W. PA - Johnstown Health Care Discount Enrollment ProgramsProvides discounted health care coverage for those who qualify.CambriaPlanned Parenthood of W. PA.- Johnstown Family PlanningPlanned Parenthood of Western PA
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church of State College - Parishioner's Ministry Medical Expense AssistancePrograms that pay the health care expenses of people who are unable to obtain necessary care without assistance. Medical expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.CentreSaint Andrew's Episcopal Church of State College - Parishioner's MinistrySaint Andrew's Episcopal Church of State College

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