St.Vincent’s mission is to improve the health of the individuals and
communities we serve, with special concern for the sick and poor. To
that end, St.Vincent is committed to caring for all people, regardless
of their ability to pay for services.
If you have financial concerns or you feel you may be unable to pay
for part or all of your medical services, you may contact a Financial
Counselor at (317) 338-8035.
Below is a list of organizations that may be able to provide financial support.
AARP Member Health Discounts
Air Charity Network
Formerly Angel Flight America, provides free flights to people in need of medical treatment.
Alliance of Claims Assistance Professionals
assistance professionals provide education about benefits and options
and act as liaisons between patients, insurance companies and health
care providers to ensure patients receive health benefits.
Angel Food Ministries
Provides food relief to people in need.
Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund
financial assistance for patients ages 18-40 who are going through
cancer treatment. Grants are awarded to cover co-payments,
rent/mortgage, transportation, car insurance, repairs, and groceries.
Contact through website e-mail.
Cancer Care Inc.
manage financial concerns, co-pays ,and provides referrals free of
charge. Limited aid is available to eligible families for cancer-related
costs like transportation and child care.
Cancer Legal Resource Center
free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal
issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals,
employers, and others coping with cancer. Services provided in English
Cancer Survivors Fund
Provides college scholarships and financial assistance for prosthetic limbs to young adult survivors of cancer.
Corporate Angel Network, Inc.
free flights for cancer patients to treatment centers. The Network uses
the empty seats on corporate aircrafts flying on routine business.
The Caregivers Marketplace
Offers a cash back program for eligible products that are not typically covered by insurance or Medicare.
fertility preservation treatments available regardless of economic
status, provides financial assistance for sperm banking and embryo
freezing and storing.
Finding Ways to Pay for Care
for underinsured or uninsured people who are having difficulty finding
and getting the care they need. From the Cancer Survival Toolbox,
National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship.
scholarships for a week long outdoor adventure camp for young adults
with cancer ages 18-39. Programs are all about having fun, getting
outside, and pushing your limits through kayaking, rock climbing and
other outdoor activities.
A consumer guide for getting and keeping health insurance for each state and the District of Columbia.
Helps people who cannot afford their copayments, coinsurance, and premiums for medical treatments.
housing resource for cancer patients and their families who must travel
away from home for medical treatment. The site lists hundreds of cancer
treatment centers nationwide and nearby lodging facilities.
Kristy Lasch Miracle Foundation
Provides financial assistance for medical expenses to women under age 30 living with breast cancer.
Life Line Pilots
free flights to patients needing transportation to medical facilities
far from their homes. Patients must have a financial need and must be
Medicare Rights Center
Provides free counseling services to people with Medicare questions or problems.
Myriad Reimbursement Assistance Program
Assists patients with health insurance billing and reimbursement issues for genetic testing through Myriad labs.
National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses, Inc.
association of more than 150 nonprofit organizations located throughout
the United States that provide family-centered lodging and support
services for individuals receiving medical treatment far from their
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Provides free or low-cost access to breast and cervical cancer screening services for underserved women in the United States.
National Children's Cancer Society
Financial and in-kind assistance for children with cancer.
National Transplant Assistance Fund
Provides fundraising assistance to cancer patients in need of transplants and limited financial assistance.
National Patient Travel Center
referrals and "how to get there" assistance for any patient needing to
travel to a distant, specialized medical facility for evaluation,
diagnosis or treatment.
Patient Advocate Foundation
as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer
and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis
matters related to their diagnosis.
Patient Services, Inc
assistance may be available from independent charitable foundations for
qualified patients who are unable to afford their co-pay costs.
Surviving And Moving Forward: The SAM Fund for Young Adult Survivors of Cancer
cancer survivors ages 17-35 with their transition into post-treatment
life through grants and scholarships to enable survivors to pursue their
educational or professional goals.
Where There's A Need, Inc.
hair scarves for women and children who have experienced hair loss due
to chemotherapy and radiation cancer treatment or other medical
conditions. Specializes in head scarves for children, babies, and young