180 Park Avenue
Portland, ME - 4102
T +2078 (742) 141-3886
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.
|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+|
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.
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.
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:
Jeanne Lambrew ( Commissioner )
211 State Street State House Station 11
Augusta, ME - 4333
Greater Portland Health receives IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds.
Greater Portland Health accepts Medicare, a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.
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 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.
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.
Greater Portland Health receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid
Greater Portland Health Funds designed to finance the cost of treatment for mental health conditions.
Greater Portland Health recieves or accepts State welfare or child and family services funds.