What are the requirements for CareLink?
To qualify for CareLink, an individual or family’s income must be below 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. In 2013, for an individual, this would be below $34,470 per year. For a family of four, this would be below $70,650.
What is CareLink in Illinois?
Carelink is a financial assistance program established for Cook County residents who are uninsured or under-insured and who receive medical care at John H Stroger, Jr. Hospital or any of its partner clinics. CareLink covers the cost of health care services provided at Cook County Health and Hospital Systems (CCHHS).
How is CareLink funded?
CareLink maintains a successful partnership funding model, requiring its members to assume some financial responsibility for their care. Families pay a monthly fee and co-payments based on household size and income, with capped out-of-pocket costs.
Do you pay for care link?
We will assess your needs, and if you get an alarm you may be asked to pay part of the cost, depending on your financial circumstances. Once you have been assessed by a care manager they will pass the information to Carelink and the service will arrange to visit you and install the equipment.
What is epic CareLink?
• AHS Carelink is Epic’s web-based application for connecting to community. affiliates. AHS Carelink gives non-Epic providers secure access to select patient information stored in the AHS Epic electronic medical record.
What does CareLink do for Cook County residents?
CareLink is a financial assistance program established for Cook County residents who are uninsured or underinsured and who receive medical care at John H Stroger, Jr. Hospital or any of its partner clinics. CareLink covers the cost of health care services provided at Cook County Health and Hospital Systems (CCHHS).
Is there a CareLink program at University Health?
University Health cares about each of our patients, regardless of income level. We offer the CareLink financial assistance program to Bexar County families who do not have health insurance and do not qualify for other coverage. While CareLink is not health insurance, CareLink helps make health care services at University Health more affordable.
What does CareLink do for Bexar County residents?
What is CareLink? 1 CareLink is only for Bexar County residents who do not have private or public health insurance. 2 CareLink offers families a monthly payment plan based on Federal Poverty Guidelines for family size and income. 3 CareLink offers free appointments to get screened for any type of health coverage.
What are the qualifications for a CareLink membership?
You may qualify for CareLink membership if you meet certain qualifications: Your income must be at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines. You must be a Bexar County resident. You do not have or qualify for health insurance.