Are you looking to get help with medical bills in Maine? Don’t let medical bills control and take over your life. We know that life can hit you hard sometimes, in the form of bills and expenses just piling up on your table. Just the thought of having to pay off these bills can be more stressful than going through an injury or illness.
Luckily, there are organizations and services all throughout the state of Maine that are specializes in helping you deal with your medical bills. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important so you can’t let your financial situation get the best of you.
The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Maine provides financial counseling for your medical bills, as well as any other debt you may have. The staff can work with you one-on-one to help solve your financial problems and prevent any future ones. They have four office locations at Auburn, Augusta, Bangor, and South Portland. You may call 866-346-2227 for more information.
Another option you have is to contact a medical billing advocate. They understand how to win reductions in medical fees by spotting out errors where you might have been overcharged. However, there are none currently located in the state of Maine, but you can contact one out-of-state.
HealthReach Community Health Centers is a nonprofit Maine organization, established to provide high quality health care to residents, regardless of ability to pay. They have 11 federally qualified health centers that have been helping thousands and thousands of individuals for years. They offer a wide variety of services, including primary health care and dental care. Depending on where you reside, you will be able to find the contact information to the clinic nearest you on their website.
Portland Community Free Clinic is a primary care medical clinic. Their goal is to protect and improve Portland’s well-being by offering quality and affordable health care to the underserved and uninsured population. However, there are no walk-ins at this clinic so all visits need to be schedules ahead of time. There are a few guidelines that need to be met before becoming a patient here, but this can be found on their website. You may also call 207-874-8982 for more information or to make an appointment.
Taking care of your health comes before anything else. It is crucial that you have access to the aid and care that you need. Take advantage of these resources out there so you can start living a good and healthy life!
Every summer, Archana works at Kumon, a math and reading workshop, tutoring children between the ages of three and 18 in these subjects. She used to be enrolled in this program herself, so this allows her to connect with the students and give them the one-on-one help that they need. Archana is also currently a member of NC State’s Psychology Club, Rotaract Club, and EKTAA (NC State’s premiere South Asian Student Organization).
Archana was born in India, and moved to North Carolina with her immediate family when she was 7 years old. She speaks mostly Tamil, the native language of South India, and English in her home. In addition, having taken Spanish classes since 6th grade, she can speak and understand it pretty well too. Archana enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, listening to music, and going to the gym. She also loves to travel, and hopes to travel the world one day and learn about all the different cultures!
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