Find help in your state
Medicaid provides health insurance for eligible individuals with disabilities, the elderly, children and families, and pregnant women. Eligibility for Medicaid is dependent upon state-established income and resource guidelines.
- Map of Medicaid programs by state
Find a clinic or hospital providing free or reduced care
If you are uninsured you may find treatment in your area through a free clinic or a hospital charity care program. Keep in mind you may need to see a primary care provider at a free clinic before you can receive a referral to a specialist. Here are some links to help you get started looking for low cost care:
- Federally funded health centers—sliding scale fees
- NeedyMeds map of free/low cost clinics by state
- Specialist care: Project Access or check this list as well
- Hill Burton hospitals are obligated to provide free or reduced-cost health care pending an application process.
Find other local resources in your state
- Map of state sponsored programs by state
- State Drug Assistance Programs
- National Financial Resources Guidebook for Patients - includes broad range of resources from housing, food, transportation and more.
- Patient assistance program application assistance by state
- Healthcare.gov—use the eligibility tool to find the right programs for you. Includes access to eligibility for health care benefits such as Medicaid, Medicare, and the Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan/High Risk Pool.
- State 2-1-1 or local United Way provides information and referral for food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.