Oxford County Mental Health Services
Last updated on Aug 26, 2022
  • Sliding Scale
  • County or local government funds
  • Community Services Block Grant
  • 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

17 Gary Street
South Paris, ME - 4281

T (207) 739-7001

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About Oxford County Mental Health Services

This is a sliding scale approved program

Services:
Substance Use
Adult and Children BHH
Beacon House Peer Recover Center
Community Integration
Crisis Response
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Outpatient Therapy
Referrals
Residential Care

Sliding Scale

Oxford County Mental Health Services operates under a sliding fee scale payment model. What this means to you is that Oxford County Mental Health Services 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.

2024 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 - $15,060 $15,061 - $22,590 $22,591 - $27,861 $27,862 - $30,120 $30,121+
2 $0 - $25,550 $25,551 - $30,660 $30,661 - $37,814 $37,815 - $40,880 $40,881+
3 $0 - $25,820 $25,821 - $32,275 $32,276 - $38,730 $38,731 - $51,640 $51,641+
4 $0 - $31,200 $31,201 - $39,000 $39,001 - $46,800 $46,801- $62,400 $62,0401+
5 $0 - $36,580 $36,581 - $45,725 $45,726 - $54,870 $54,871 - $73,160 $73,161+
6 $0 - $41,960 $41,961 - $52,450 $52,451 - $62,940 $62,941 - $83,920 $83,921+
7 $0 - $47,340 $47,341 - $59,175 $59,176 - $71,010 $71,011 - $94,680 $94,681+
8 $0 - $52,720 $52,721 - $65,900 $65,901 - $79,080 $79,081 - $105,440 $105,441+

Community Mental Health Center

Oxford County Mental Health Services 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. Oxford County Mental Health Services 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. Oxford County Mental Health Services 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/

Medicare

Oxford County Mental Health Services 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. Oxford County Mental Health Services 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. Oxford County Mental Health Services is a certified Community Mental Health Center therefore offers services to those who might not be able to afford them.

Other State funds

Oxford County Mental Health Services 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 Oxford County Mental Health Services to find out.

State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Oxford County Mental Health Services receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

State mental health agency (or equivalent) funds

Oxford County Mental Health Services Funds designed to finance the cost of treatment for mental health conditions.

State welfare or child and family services funds

Oxford County Mental Health Services recieves or accepts State welfare or child and family services funds.

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Insurance Coverage For Mental Health

Obamacare purchased from the Health Care Marketplaces covers Mental Health Care and Substance Use Disorder Treatment. Under the Health Care Law there are 10 categories of benefits. Mental Health Care and Substance Abuse Treatment are two of the 10.

If you have Affordable Care Act Coverage you will have mental health care coverage.

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