Financial Assistance and Resources

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
(877) 621-7177
Formerly Angel Flight America, provides free flights to people in need of medical treatment.

Alliance of Claims Assistance Professionals
(888) 394-5163
Claims 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
(888) 819-3745
Provides food relief to people in need.

Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund
Provides 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.
Helps 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
Provides 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 and Spanish.

Cancer Survivors Fund
(281) 437-7142
Provides college scholarships and financial assistance for prosthetic limbs to young adult survivors of cancer.

Corporate Angel Network, Inc.
(866) 328-1313
Arranges free flights for cancer patients to treatment centers. The Network uses the empty seats on corporate aircrafts flying on routine business.

The Caregivers Marketplace
(800) 888-0889
Offers a cash back program for eligible products that are not typically covered by insurance or Medicare.

Fertile Hope
(888) 994-4673
Makes 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
(877) NCCS-YES
Guidance 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.

First Descents
(303) 945-2490
Provides 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.

Healthwell Foundation
(800) 675-8416
Helps people who cannot afford their copayments, coinsurance, and premiums for medical treatments.

Joe's House
(877) 563-7468
A 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
(412) 872-4125
Provides financial assistance for medical expenses to women under age 30 living with breast cancer.

Life Line Pilots
Provides free flights to patients needing transportation to medical facilities far from their homes. Patients must have a financial need and must be ambulatory.

Medicare Rights Center
Provides free counseling services to people with Medicare questions or problems.

Myriad Reimbursement Assistance Program
(800) 469-7423
Assists patients with health insurance billing and reimbursement issues for genetic testing through Myriad labs.

National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses, Inc.
(800) 542-9730
An 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 homes.

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
(800) 232-4636
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
(314) 241-1600
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
(800) 296-1217
Provides 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
(800) 532-5274
Serves 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
Financial 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
(866) 439-9365
Assists 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.
Provides 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 adults.