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Emergency Medical and Dental Funds

Emergency Medical and Dental Fund

Stethoscope on a white background.Mission for Area People’s Medical and Dental Fund supports the cost of prescriptions, durable medical equipment, dental work, transportation, or other unmet medical needs to over 300 people per year.

In 2015, we assisted with:

  • 181 prescriptions valued at $7673.22
  • 13 medical consultations at $1680.37
  • 40 medical devices valued at $5240.25
  • 35 dental procedures valued at $14,246.78
  • 38 medical transportations at $1415.00

Our community funding partners include:

  • Muskegon Community Health Project
  • Mercy Health Partners
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • The Community Foundation for Muskegon County
  • Women’s Division Chamber of Commerce

Our Medical providers with whom we partner for reduced service fees include:

  • 6 Local Pharmacies
  • 5 Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers
  • 2 Dentists
  • 1 Dental Lab
  • 1 Physician’s Office

The fund is meant to provide limited financial assistance for emergency situations where no other funding sources are secured. MAP also provides referral services for individuals to other community resources.