When a family member requires health care, his/her medical condition may trigger a variety of other issues. Personal, family or financial concerns can prevent patients from achieving maximum physical recovery.

Our staff can assess the needs of inpatients, outpatients, and their families related to the diagnosis of an illness, treatment options, the length of the patient’s stay, the cost of medical care, and how to manage a loved one’s care after he/she is discharged. Let our staff help to minimize the impact of these issues on the patient and family.

Social Services

Counseling Services

Our staff can identify the need for:

  • Help with adjustments to the hospital & illness
  • Health education
  • Patient or family counseling
  • Psychosocial assessment
  • Discharge planning

Information and Referral Services

Our staff can assist patients and families with information and referrals to community resources, as well as state and federal programs, including:

  • Entitlements (such as food, medical insurance, or cash)
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Mental health services
  • Information and arrangements for inpatient, transition (swing bed), or nursing home care
  • Referrals to outpatient services

Financial Assistance

NCMC provides financial assistance to patients based on their income, assets, and needs. We may be able to assist you in obtaining government assistance or low-cost health insurance. We can also work with you to arrange a manageable payment plan.