Financial assistance policy
Park Nicollet recognizes the financial hardships healthcare needs can create. If you feel your income is not sufficient to pay for your Park Nicollet services, our financial assistance program may be able to help. See if you may qualify based on your income and family size by using our financial assistance calculator. If you do qualify, please complete the Financial Assistance Application (PDF). For spanish version complete Financial Assistance Application Spanish (PDF).
Patient Financial Services can also help connect you with government programs and other community resources that may be able to help ease the financial burden to you. For more information, please view our Financial Assistance Policy Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).
Because we want you to fully understand your care, we provide a full range of interpreter services, including language interpretation and services for those with hearing or vision impairments. Please contact us before your appointment so we can fully accommodate your needs.
If you need to obtain a short-term or long-term permit for disability parking, please complete the Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Driver and Vehicle Services Application for Disability Parking Certificate (PDF). Mail or deliver the completed form to your clinic to obtain your provider's signature. If you haven't been seen within six months, you may need a medical examination to receive authorization.
If you need a prescription for insurance purposes for durable medical, please contact your provider directly.
At Park Nicollet, we believe that all people deserve a life free from violence. AdvoCare is a free, confidential service that provides support and resources to those experiencing domestic abuse. If you would like to speak with an AdvoCare counselor, call 952-993-6670.
Lifeline personal response service
Lifeline is a personal response service for people to use at home. Subscribers to the service wear a light, waterproof Personal Help Button that, when pressed, sends a signal to the Lifeline Response Center, staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Caring operators speak to the subscriber through a two-way speaker, and then send appropriate assistance – neighbors, friends or relatives, police or an ambulance. A land line is required for service. To order Lifeline service, call 952-993-6474.
- Initial activation fee: $55
- Monthly rental fee: $40 for standard communicator, $47 for Lifeline telephone with reminders and $50 for Lifeline cordless telephone
- Additional charges apply for homes with multiple users
For more information
Please refer to the Lifeline brochure (PDF) for more details. Subscribing is easy. Print an application (PDF), complete it and return it to the address on the application.