Mercy Medical Angels
Help Paying for Medical Costs - Transportation
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Provides financial help to people with a health condition or disability so that they can pay for medical bills or other expenses related to health care
Angel Wheels provides help with ground transportation, including:
* Paying for commercial bus or Amtrak tickets
* Providing gas cards for friends that can help drive
* Volunteer drivers
A typical trip supported by Angel Wheels does not exceed 300 miles.
- Older adults
- People with disabilities
- People with low income
* Be ambulatory
* Require no medical monitoring or care en route
* Need access to specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis or treatment
* Demonstrate financial need
Patients can request assistance by using the online form: https://request.angelwheels.org/trip-request
There are three ways that veterans can request assistance:
* Use the online form to request assistance - http://angelairlinesforveterans.org/request-assistance
* Call the Angel Airlines for Veterans: (888) 849-0507
* Email the Operations Team: info@angelairlinesforVeterans.org
All services provided by Angel Bus are free to clients and funded by donors.
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This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BT-4500.6500-500Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Definition
Programs that provide transportation for medical appointments, trips from and between hospitals, to nursing homes or other special-care centers or for other non-emergency medical needs for individuals who, because of financial problems or their physical condition, are unable to use other means of local transportation. NEMT service providers are able to transport riders who require a wheelchair lift equipped vehicle with appropriate protective restraints or a van that is designed for gurney/stretcher transportation, or has other types of features to meet their safety needs.
BT-8300.1000-450Long Distance Bus Fare Definition
Programs that provide bus fare for people who need to travel out of town (e.g., for a funeral or to stay with relatives) but do not have the means to do so.
BT-8300.2500Gas Money Definition
Programs that provide money or vouchers to purchase gasoline, most frequently for individuals who need their automobile for necessary local or out-of-town travel but cannot afford to run their vehicle without assistance, but occasionally for people driving through the local area who have become stranded.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.