LOCAL HEALTH LINKS
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT LOAN
Are you in need of crutches, walkers or other medical equipment? The local organizations below have equipment loan services available:
Eagles -- call 382-2112
The Senior Center -- number forthcoming
Aging and Long Term Care -- 382-4787
Instructions on this one are: New applicants who might be eligible for “Classic Medicaid” will be directed to Washington Connection benefit portal to complete the forms for health coverage. Classic Medicaid: Aged, Blind or Disable Individuals
- Long-term care and waivered services
- Supplemental Security Income cash recipients
- Foster Care children
Current recipients of Classic Medicaid programs will receive a renewal letter 45 days before their next eligibility review informing them of what they need to do to maintain their health benefits.
Washington State residents who want to apply or renew their health care coverage for children, parent/caretaker relatives with children, someone who is pregnant, or an adult age 19 up to 65, they must apply through a new web portal called WA Healthplanfinder. Application process will begin October 1, 2013. Coverage will begin January 1, 2014 for the New Adult medical program and October 1, 2013 for the Family, Children, and Pregnancy medical programs. Current recipients of the Family, Children and Pregnancy medical programs will receive a notification 60 days prior to the end of their certification period instructing them how to continue their health care coverage.