Whitman: Health / Emergency

Washington Basic Health Care Plan
1220 Eastside SE, PO Box 9014
Olympia, WA 98504
Toll Free: (800) 826-2444
For people under age 65 who do not qualify for Medicare and are low income. Covers doctor care, hospital care, lab and emergency care.

Medicaid (through SSI)
Toll Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (800) 325-0778
Web: www.ssa.gov
Youth with disabilities may qualify for SSI at age 18 and therefore receive Medicaid based on the individuals's income (not parents) and disability. Medicaid pays for mandatory health services. In Washington, it also covers optional services.

Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities (HWD)
Toll Free: (866)272-7630
Web: fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa/Eligibility/HWD.htm
HWD is a Medicaid buy-in program for people with disabilities who work. The worker pays a small monthly fee (premium) based on his/her income.

Regional Support Networks - County Mental Health Crisis Lines Mental Health Division
PO Box 45320
Olympia WA 98504-5320
Phone: (360) 902-8070
Web: www1.dshs.wa.gov/mentalhealth/rsnmap.shtml
The Department of Social and Health Services provides care and treatment for people with severe and recurring mental illnesses and children with serious emotional disturbance and the families, operates a crisis response system for all of Washington's citizens, regulates the individuals that provide mental health services and develops mental health policy for all providers. County government agencies and 145 private and non-profit organizations, supported by state and federal money, provide treatment for most of Washington's children with mental illnesses. The agencies are organized into 14 Regional Support Networks.

Children with Special Health Care Needs
Pullman / Colfax
Phone: (509) 332-6752, (509) 397-6280
A state and federally funded program for families who have children from birth to 18 yrs. of age who have special health care needs. Provides support through assistance in obtaining and coordinating health-related services. No fee.

DSHS-Basic Health Plan of Washington
Toll Free: (800) 826-2444
Available to low income individuals and families. Premiums based on a sliding fee scale determined by family size, income, and the cost of providing coverage in a given area.

Healthy Options/Kid Care
Toll Free: (800) 562-3022
DSHS program for medical assistance to low income families.

Home Health & Hospice
Phone: (509) 334-6016, (509) 397-4641
Provides services in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and social services to homebound individuals. Medicade, Medicare, and private insurance accepted.

Vision Services Coordinator for Eastern Washington
Phone: (509) 332-1044
Program with mission to enhance the quality of vision services to students located in eastern Washington who are blind or visually impaired. Resource and referral also provided.

WSU Student Health
Phone: (509) 335-3575

WSU Health & Wellness Programs
Phone: (509) 335-9355
Provides prevention programs focused on substance & sexual abuse, and programs on sexual decision making, fitness and nutrition. Makes referrals. Primarily serves WSU campus community.

Pullman Memorial Hospital
Phone: (509) 332-2541

Whitman County Hospital
Phone: (509) 397-3435