CAHC provides essential health service to patients regardless of their ability to pay. Discounted fees are available for community members who qualify, depending on income and household size. Discounts apply to all services offered but does not apply to any services performed away from CAHC.
Call our office at (208) 879-4351 ext. 0 to learn more, request an application and complete your enrollment in the program. If you wish to apply the sliding scale fee to your current visit, you must submit a completed application and income verification within 10 days. The sliding discount co-pay will range from $25 to $70 per visit for healthcare services provided by CAHC depending on eligibility. Co-pay is due at time of service.
What you need to apply:
If approved, you will be notified in writing by CAHC. Once approved, your application will be valid through April 30 of each year unless there is a substantial change in household makeup or income. It is your responsibility to reapply when the current eligibility period has expired. If you do not pay your co-pay each date of service your sliding fees discount will not be applied to that date of service.
The Challis Area Health Center, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and receives federal HHS funding through its designation as a Section 330 community health center. Related to CAHC’s status as an FQHC, the CAHC has federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims for itself and its covered individuals (i.e., covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act/FTCA). For more information, please see visit HRSA.gov.
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