Greater Portland Health
Last updated on Nov 22, 2020
  • Sliding Scale
  • County or local government funds
  • Community Services Block Grant
  • IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU)
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Other State Funds
  • State Financed Health Insurance plan
  • State mental health agency
  • State welfare or child and family services funds

Contact Info

180 Park Avenue
Portland, ME - 4102

T +2078 (742) 141-3886



Sliding Scale

Greater Portland Health operates under a sliding fee scale payment model. What this means to you is that Greater Portland Health provides their services even to patients who cannot afford care (such as low-income or who people who need to self-pay). Patients will pay according to their income. Be prepared to provide information on your household income.

2020 Federal Sliding Fee Schedule based on Annual Income

Fed. Poverty Guideline At or Below 100% 101% – 125% 126% – 150% 151% – 200% Above 200%
Family Size Nominal Fee ($10) Level 1 Charge $20 Level 2 Charge $30 Level 3 Charge $40 No Discount
1 $0- $12,760 $12,761- $15,950 $15,951- $19,140 $19,141- $25,520 $25,521+
2 $0- $17,240 $17,241- $21,550 $21,551- $25,860 $25,861- $34,480 $34,481+
3 $0- $21,720 $21,721- $27,150 $27,151- $32,580 $32,581- $43,440 $43,441+
4 $0- $26,200 $26,201- $32,750 $32,751- $39,300 $39,301- $52,400 $52,401+
5 $0- $30,680 $30,681- $38,350 $38,351- $46,020 $46,021- $61,360 $61,361+
6 $0- $35,160 $35,161- $43,950 $43,951- $52,740 $52,741- $70,320 $70,321+
7 $0- $39,640 $39,641- $49,550 $49,551- $59,460 $59,461- $79,280 $79,281+
8 $0- $44,120 $44,121- $55,150 $55,151- $66,180 $66,181- $88,240 $88,241+

Community Mental Health Center

Greater Portland Health is a certified Community Mental Health Center and therefore operates through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance.

County or Local Government Funds

Counties are often responsible for backing services like schools and hospitals. Greater Portland Health receives funding from either the county or another local government. This means that mental health services for local residents might be offered for free or at a reduced rate. Call to find out.

Community Services Block Grant

The US Department of Health and Human Services offers funds in the form of Community Services Block Grants to all states. The purpose of these funds is to reduce poverty by helping low-income individuals and families find work, access education, obtain housing, and improve their health. Greater Portland Health is a recipient of this grant. You may qualify for assistance provided you meet low-income eligibility requirements but you must apply by contacting the following office:

Department of Health & Human Services
Jeanne Lambrew ( Commissioner )
211 State Street State House Station 11
Augusta, ME - 4333
Phone: 207-287-4223
Fax: 207-287-3005
www.maine.gov
Maine Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Child & Family Services
Jaimi Clifford ( CSBG State Coordinator )
2 Anthony Ave./SHS 11
Augusta, ME - 04333-0011
Phone: 207-624-7900
Fax: 207-287-5282
Jaimi.clifford@maine.gov
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/ocfs/

IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds

Greater Portland Health receives IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds.

Medicare

Greater Portland Health accepts Medicare, a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.

Medicaid

Greater Portland Health accepts Medicaid, a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with low incomes and limited resources. Medicaid programs vary from state to state.

Community Mental Health Center

Community Mental Health Centers operate through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance. Greater Portland Health is a certified Community Mental Health Center therefore offers services to those who might not be able to afford them.

Other State funds

Greater Portland Health recieves funding from the state of Maine other than traditional funding like Medicare, Medicaid, or Community Services Block grants. This means that it likely that these subsidies will translate to affordable or free mental health services to you. Call Greater Portland Health to find out.

State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Greater Portland Health receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

State mental health agency (or equivalent) funds

Greater Portland Health Funds designed to finance the cost of treatment for mental health conditions.

State welfare or child and family services funds

Greater Portland Health recieves or accepts State welfare or child and family services funds.

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