Waubonsie Mental Health Center
Last updated on May 9, 2022
  • Sliding Scale
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Other State Funds
  • State Financed Health Insurance plan
  • State mental health agency

Contact Info

1213 5th Avenue
Shenandoah, IA - 51601

T (712) 581-7900

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About Waubonsie Mental Health Center

Services:
Outpatient Therapy
Medication Management
Community Support Services
Supported Community Living
Integrated Health Home
Peer Support Services

Sliding Scale

Waubonsie Mental Health Center operates under a sliding fee scale payment model. What this means to you is that Waubonsie Mental Health Center 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.

2022 Federal Sliding Fee Schedule based on Annual Income

Federal 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 - $12,880 $12,881 - $16,100 $16,101 - $19,320 $19,321 - $25,760 $25,761+
2 $0 - $17,420 $17,421 - $21,775 $21,776 - $26,130 $26,131 - $34,840 $34,841+
3 $0 - $21,960 $21,961 - $27,450 $27,451- $32,940 $32,941- $43,920 $43,921+
4 $0 - $26,500 $26,501 - $33,125 $33,126 - $39,750 $39,751- $53,000 $53,001+
5 $0 - $31,040 $31,041 - $38,800 $38,801 - $46,560 $46,561 - $62,080 $62,081+
6 $0 - $35,580 $35,581 - $44,475 $44,476 - $53,370 $53,371 - $ 71,160 $71,161+
7 $0 - $40,120 $40,121 - $50,150 $50,151 - $60,180 $60,181 - $80,240 $80,241+
8 $0 - $44,660 $44,661 - $55,825 $55,826 - $66,990 $66,991 - $89,320 $89,321+

Community Mental Health Center

Waubonsie Mental Health Center 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.

Medicare

Waubonsie Mental Health Center accepts Medicare, a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.

Medicare covers a wide range of mental health services.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers inpatient mental health care services you get in a hospital. Part A covers your room, meals, nursing care, and other related services and supplies.

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover mental health services that you would generally get outside of a hospital, including visits with a psychiatrist or other doctor, visits with a clinical psychologist or clinical social worker, and lab tests ordered by your doctor.

Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug ) helps cover drugs you may need to treat a mental health condition. Each Part D plan has its own list of covered drugs, known as formulary. Learn more about which plans cover various drugs.

If you get your Medicare benefits through a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) or other Medicare health plan, check your plan’s membership materials or call the plan for details about how to get your mental health benefits.

Medicaid

All state Medicaid programs provide some mental health services. Waubonsie Mental Health Center 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. Waubonsie Mental Health Center is a certified Community Mental Health Center therefore offers services to those who might not be able to afford them.

Other State funds

Waubonsie Mental Health Center recieves funding from the state of Iowa 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 Waubonsie Mental Health Center to find out.

State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Waubonsie Mental Health Center receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

State mental health agency (or equivalent) funds

Waubonsie Mental Health Center Funds designed to finance the cost of treatment for mental health conditions.

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