Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio
3100 W. Central Avenue Suite 150
Toledo, Ohio 43606
Phone: 419.329.2196
Fax: 419.531.6080

Patient Services Guidelines

For assistance ask your dialysis center social worker.

 

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FUND

PURPOSE: This service is intended as emergency assistance for essential medical and non-medical needs. Consideration will only be given after all other forms of assistance have been explored. Assistance is intended to supplement the cost of a particular need and not necessarily intended to cover the full cost . No financial assistance will be made for doctor or hospital bills.

Guidelines

- Chronic Renal Failure (requires dialysis or transplant to sustain life)
- Live or dialyze within service area of the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio

Essential Medical Need

- Transportation (medical purposes only)
- Prescription Medications
- Nutritional Supplements
- Medical Equipment

GENERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

PURPOSE: This service is intended as temporary assistance for transportation or medication needs. Consideration will only be given after all other forms of assistance have been explored. Assistance is intended to supplement the cost of a particular need and not necessarily intended to cover the full cost. No financial assistance will be made for doctor or hospital bills.

Guidelines

- Chronic Renal Failure (requires dialysis or transplant to sustain life)
- Live or dialyze within service area of the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio
- Eligibility is determined based on review of Financial Summary forms
- Income at or below 150% of Poverty Guidelines as determined by the 2015 Federal Poverty     Guidelines.

Essential Medical Need

 All patients requesting assistance with medications, nutritional supplements, and/or medical equipment must get these items from the Pharmacy Counter. The Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio does not require patients to switch all of their medications, etc. to the Pharmacy Counter, only the items they wish for the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio to fund.

Where is the Pharmacy Counter located?

What if it is not convenient for me to visit one of the Pharmacy Counter locations?

What if I live outside of the Pharmacy Counter’s delivery area?

     Medications can also be mailed to patient's home - FREE OF CHARGE.
     Please allow 2-3 days from order date for medications to be mailed to home.

What if the Pharmacy Counter does not accept my insurance plan?

    Pharmacy Counter accepts 98% of ALL insurance plans and offers a reduced cost for               prescriptions that are self-pay.

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