Blood pressure and Glaucoma checks Offered free through Mercy Ambassadors every Tuesday at West Campus from 9:00 am to noon. No appointment needed.
SHIPP Senior Health Insurance Information Program can assist people on Medicare and concerned relatives or friends with objective information on Medicare, Medicare supplement and Part D drug insurance, long term care insurance and other health insurance issues. This free, confidential service from the State of Iowa is available locally. Mercy-North Iowa sponsors the Cerro Gordo county SHIPP program. For more information contact 741-422-7825 or toll free 1-800-433-3883, ext 7825. SHIPP counselors are available by appointment only.
Medication Assistance Many pharmaceutical companies have Patient Assistance Programs available to a variety of medications. Individuals seeking assistance with medication costs CAN NOT HAVE any current drug coverage NOR qualify for any form of state and federal program that would provide medication assistance and meet the company individual means test. Many web sites are available to explore this options: needymeds.com; rxassist.org; pparx.org. You can also contact MMC-NI and ask for Medication Assistance Program through the community Case Management department at 641-422-6391.