Healthcare That is Affordable
Money should never be a barrier to care. At Share Ourselves, we believe that all people deserve equal opportunities to be healthy and happy.
We provide services that help you and your family get the insurance coverage you need, ease the burden of out-of-pocket expenses, or support in times of serious hardship. At Share Ourselves, we will never deny you or your family access to our services, regardless of inability to pay.
Visit our Patient Resources page for more information and details about our Sliding Fee Discount, including what counts as income, who is included as a family member, and what forms we can accept as proof of identity.
Give us a call or email us for assistance with submitting your application.
You will never be turned away at Share Ourselves, regardless of your ability to pay for services. If you have health insurance, please click below to view the insurance providers we work with. If not, please review information about our Sliding Fee Discount Program to learn about how you can access discounted care.
To access our free enrollment assistance, schedule an appointment by contacting us at 949.536.3989 or email@example.com.
At Share Ourselves everyone is welcome regardless of if you are uninsured or unable to afford to pay. We work with the below insurance plans, for those who are covered:
- Medi-Cal (Cal Optima)
- Medi-Cal Dental
- Medical Safety Net (MSN)
- Blue Shield PPO
- CHOC Health Alliance
- Family Planning Access Care Treatment (FPACT)
- Every Woman Counts (EWC) / Cancer Detection Program (CDP)
- Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP)
Please bring a copy of your insurance card & photo ID to your appointment.
However, everyone is welcome at Share Ourselves, even if you are uninsured or cannot afford to pay. Please see our resources below to learn about our Sliding Fee Discount Program that can help make care more affordable for you.
You shouldn’t have to choose between taking care of your bills and taking care of yourself. That’s why we offer discounted services, based on your income and family size. You can always receive care with Share Ourselves — no matter your inability to pay.
Our sliding fee scale is determined by income levels set each year by the Federal Register. They are also reviewed and updated every year to ensure continued affordability. To apply, please download and complete our short application located on our Patient Resources page.
Note that applications must be re-submitted annually, or if you experience a chance in income or family size.
We’d be happy to help you submit your application. Contact us online or give us a call at (949) 536-3989 for assistance.
Application and Program Resources:
The Sliding Fee Discount Program refers to several important phrases and makes specific requests that are important to understand as an applicant. Please make sure you familiarize yourself with the below terminology.
A group of two or more persons related by birth, marriage, domestic partnership, adoption, or foster care who live together for at least half of the year. Alternatively, they would live together for at least of the year if not incarcerated, in foster care, residing in a long-term care facility, attending school, or deployed in the military. Individuals who are not related and occupy the same housing unit, such as roommates, are not considered family members.
Modified adjusted gross income is calculated according to Medi-Cal guidelines. Countable income includes gross salary/wages, tips, capital investments, alimony, unemployment benefits, workers compensation benefits, pensions and passive or active monetary gain. Child support, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and welfare benefits are not included. Net income of business or self-employment earnings is included.
Proof of Income:
The following are examples of acceptable proof of income, if requested:
- Two (2) most recent pay stubs
- Letter from employer on company letterhead stating hours worked per week and pay per hour
- prior year tax return (including Schedule C, if applicable);
- Social Security Statements
- Court-ordered child support or alimony
- Unemployment check stubs
- Bank Statements
- Self-declaration of income under penalty of perjury
Proof of Identity:
The following are examples of acceptable proof of identity:
- Driver’s license issued by a state/territory
- Valid government issued ID
- School ID with photograph
- U.S. or foreign passport
- U.S. Military card, draft record, or military dependents ID
- Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
- Permanent resident card or Alien registration card