Children's Medical Assistance - First Hand Foundation

No physical address

 
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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceFirst Hand Foundation offers financial assistance grants to children under age 18 for expenses not covered by insurance such as:
- Treatment: Clinic procedures, medicine, therapy, prosthesis, etc.
- Equipment: Wheelchairs, assistive technology equipment, care devices, hearing aids, etc
- Displacement: Lodging (only if charitable housing is unavailable), gas ($0.33 cents a mile), parking and transportation related to a child's care
- Vehicle modifications: Lifts, ramps, transfer boards

The foundation offers services worldwide.
LocationOut of State
Geographical AreaStatewide, Nationwide
Facility/ADA AccessNot applicable
Intake ProcedureComplete online application,
Intake Requirements- Number of dependent children qualifying income cannot exceed
1-$40,000
2-$55,000
3-$70,000
4-$85,000
5-$100,000

-Letter from doctor (on letterhead) that includes the child’s diagnosis, history of illness, specific request for funding
and other relevant information
-First page of your most recent federal income tax return or W-2
(If you have not filed taxes, please submit three months of bank statements and/or a letter from your employer)
-Letter from parent detailing any other awards granted/fundraising completed

- Additional requirement are listed on application for specific grant requests.
Helpful TipsOne request per year, per child for a maximum of three times in a child’s lifetime.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish
Eligibility-The child must be 18 years of age or younger
-The child must be under the care of a pediatrician
-The case must involve a child with a specific health care need
-The request must be clinically relevant to the health of the child
-There must be no existing insurance coverage for the requested expenses
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Contact's Phone (816) 201-1569
Physical Site Address 1 No physical address
Mailing Address 1 2800 Rockcreek Parkway
Mailing City, State, Zip Kansas City, MO 64117
Main Phone (816) 201-1569
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Service Location Email myfirsthand@cerner.com
Web Address https://www.firsthandfoundation.org/
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: First Hand Foundation
Affiliated Program: No physical address
This Service: Children's Medical Assistance - First Hand Foundation
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Medical Care Expense Assistance (LH-5100.5000)