United in the Fight Grant
What is it?
United in the Fight is a program we offer to any Wyoming Resident with any type of cancer. This program is funded through a grant from the Wyoming Department of Health and in partnership with the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative. The program offers navigation, case management, and mental health services to anyone impacted by cancer at no cost. The grant pays 100% of copayments, coinsurance and deductibles for mental health therapy and case management.
CASE MANAGEMENT AND NAVIGATION SERVICES CAN ASSIST WITH:
- Social Security
- Transportation Vouchers
- Accessing resources
- Accessing Medical Care
- Health Insurance Enrollment
- Basic Needs
- And so much more
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Individual Counseling
- Family Counseling
- Group Counseling
How to get started?
The first step is to fill out our simple referral form, you can find it here and get it back to us. The form can be filled out by you, a family member, or your physician, and can be returned by:
- faxing it to 307.632.3298 or
- emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- We’re also happy to help you fill it out over the phone, all you have to do is call 307.630.4729.
Once the referral form is received, our referral coordinator will reach out to get you scheduled for your first appointment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can use this program?
A: Cancer survivors and the families of those who have suffered or currently have the diagnosis of cancer in the State of Wyoming are encouraged to use the program for mental health support and case management.
Q: How does this program work?
A: Cancer survivors and the families of those who have suffered or currently have the diagnosis of cancer can either approach the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative, or LIV Health to enroll in the program. Once enrolled, a telemedicine appointment will be made for the patient and instructions and/or guidance on how to access the visit will be provided.
Q: What is Telemedicine?
A: Telemedicine is a health care or mental health visit with a provider, outside of the traditional bricks and mortar clinic, over a HIPPA compliant, Skype/Facetime/Meeting type application using one’s computer, tablet or smart phone. These virtual visits are real time, and the patient interacts directly with the healthcare or mental health provider using their devices from home, work, or any other place in Wyoming.
Q: What about my current medical provider?
A: We will work in conjunction with your current oncologist or medical provider to get you the best care possible.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: Services are at no cost to the patient thanks to the generous support of the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative (WBCI) and the Wyoming Department of Health. Funds from the WBCI and the WDOH will be used for copays, deductibles, or the entire visit based on the patient’s insurance or lack of.
Q: What do the visits cover?
A: Cancer patients and/or their families may visit with a mental health care specialist in conjunction with one of our healthcare providers for medication prescribing and management when needed. These visits would focus on mental health concerns related to the diagnosis of cancer.
Q: How many visits can I receive?
A: Patients who qualify through diagnosis or recommendation of the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative would be scheduled for up to five virtual visits during a one year period of time which may or may not include support groups.