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Where can I get lower-cost or free health services?

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You can get lower-cost or free health services at:

  • State Marketplace: Find yours at healthcare.gov.
  • Medicaid: States differ on who can use this.
  • CHIP: This child health insurance covers things like checkups.
  • Medicare financial aid: Find out more at medicare.gov.
  • Prescription drug assistance: Find out more at rxassist.org and medicare.gov.
  • Vaccines for children (VFC): If you can't afford vaccines for your child, VFC may help.
  • Veterans Health Administration: You may qualify if you’re a veteran.

SOURCES:

Medicaid.gov.

Health Reform: Beyond the Basics: "Yearly Guidelines and Thresholds," November 2017.

CoverageforAll.org.

American Public Health Association.

InsureKidsNow.gov.

CDC.

Medicare.gov.

RX Assist.org.

NeedyMeds.org.

Patient Access Network.

Health Resources and Services Administration.

Healthfinder.gov: "Low Cost Health Care."

 

Reviewed by Sarah Goodell on February 14, 2018

SOURCES:

Medicaid.gov.

Health Reform: Beyond the Basics: "Yearly Guidelines and Thresholds," November 2017.

CoverageforAll.org.

American Public Health Association.

InsureKidsNow.gov.

CDC.

Medicare.gov.

RX Assist.org.

NeedyMeds.org.

Patient Access Network.

Health Resources and Services Administration.

Healthfinder.gov: "Low Cost Health Care."

 

Reviewed by Sarah Goodell on February 14, 2018

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