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Helping Hands

Denial or Acceptance Letter from Medicaid if deemed necessary.
What is

How Does It Work?
Discounts are offered based upon household income and size.  A sliding fee schedule based upon federal poverty guidelines is used to calculate the basic discount. If you believe you may qualify,  you should contact the Credit/Collections Counselor.   A time will be set up for you to meet with a BCMH representative. 

How Do I Qualify?

This program is not applicable for patients who have coverage under Medicare, private insurance or any third party liability coverage.

You must have account balances or charges for services totaling more than $500.

You will be asked to complete an application and will need to meet guidelines established by BCMH.  In order to determine if those guidelines are met, you will be required to provide the following:
Proof of monthly income such as pay stubs, bank statements or a letter from your employer.
Documentation of all resources from savings and checking accounts, CDs, stocks, bonds, real estate, etc.
Your number of dependents.
Most recent year’s Income Tax Return
Property tax receipts and Real Estate tax receipts

Denial or Acceptance Letter from Medicaid if deemed necessary.
Photo identification for all household members over 18.
Additional information as requested.

This is a brief overview of the program, but does not include all details of the administration of the program or complete qualification guidelines. 

If you feel you may qualify, please contact the
BCMH Business Office
Cheryl Worthington at 417-681-5256,
Fax: 417 681-5526