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HEALTHY HAPPENINGS July 2013

“We Do What’s Best For The Patients!”

Spanish Valley ClinicRising health care costs and declining health insurance coverage are jeopardizing the health and financial security of an increasing number of families. Many of these families have no medical coverage and must pay for healthcare needs at the time of service. As medical costs soar affordable healthcare is difficult to find especially in rural areas where resources are limited.

San Juan Health District offers two assistance programs to help cover the cost of healthcare for those in need. First , a sliding-scale program which covers clinic visits and procedures done in the hospital such as labs, imaging and surgery. This program can offset the physician service fee for your visit. The costs of procedures, injections, materials and pathology are not covered under the sliding-scale program.

San Juan Health DistrictThe second program is called the “Hill-Burton Assistance Program”. This program applies to many of your hospital fees however; it does not cover radiologist or pathologist reports.

Based on your financial situation, you can get 5-100% of the physician service fee and hospital fees covered by these programs. If you are in the Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP), you should quality for these programs but would still need to be enrolled to receive the benefits. To be enrolled, you must complete both program applications and return them to the administration office or any one of the San Juan Health Clinics located in Moab, Monticello or Blanding. The application must be accompanied with: A copy of of 2012 Federal income tax and your last 2 months’ pay stubs, disability checks, food stamp eligibility or unemployment information. In addition, San Juan Health Districtyou must have a copy of a Medicaid denial or a CICP Card.

If you are uninsured but do not quality for these assistance programs, you can still receive a 10% discount on your bill by paying in full within 30 days and a 25% discount for residents of San Juan County.

San Juan Hospital is a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital that provides full service care; acute and outpatient services with professional dedicated providers and staff. San Juan Health Service District includes San Juan Hospital, San Juan Clinic, Spanish Valley Clinic in Moab and Blanding Clinic. Call one of our clinics when you need medical care. Our goal is to help you have a positive experience.

We are working hard to create a culture of service excellence at San Juan Hospital and the clinics within the health district. San Juan Hospital has received the Solucient Top 100 Hospitals award for two consecutive years. We are here to serve you, call or stop in and talk to us. We will work with you. 435-259-7606 (Moab’s Spanish Valley Clinic) 435-587-2116 (San Juan Hospital)

 


 
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