Our Patient Assistance Specialists act as a connection between you and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Medicare, Your Health Idaho and other community resources, to ensure you have access to all the available resources you may need, including:
Insurance Enrollment & State Assistance
No matter what your circumstances, our Patient Assistance Specialists are eager to help you discover options and available resources for your need(s). Community resources are the businesses, public service institutions and charitable organizations that provide assistance and services to local residents. Get help finding food, transportation, paying your bills, finding firewood, and so much more.
Kaniksu also contracts with various pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to eligible patients. To find out if you are eligible for free or discounted medications, make an appointment with our Patient Assistance Specialist.
Program Specifications: The provider prescribing the medication must be employed by KCH. Only certain medications whose manufacturers offer patient assistance programs can be provided free of charge to you. Eligibility for discounts is based upon your income and assets. You may not be eligible to use the program if you are eligible for insurance reimbursement, Medicaid, or other support programs for your medication. Eligibility varies from company to company. Acceptance into the Medication Assistance Program does not guarantee eligibility for all medications.