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Financial counselors at DotHouse Health help patients enroll in insurance programs.

Financial Counseling for DotHouse Health Patients

Do you need health insurance?

Our dedicated and professional team of counselors will work closely with you to enroll you in an insurance program. We are committed to providing high quality care regardless of ability to pay and our counselors can enroll you in insurance programs including:

 

Our diverse team speaks English, Vietnamese and Spanish and offers extended hours for your convenience. We will not only register you in a health insurance program but will also follow up with the insurance programs to make sure that your information is in place and that you are properly enrolled. Our counselors are also here to help you with any requests for additional documents or information.

Our offices are located on the 1st Floor of DotHouse Health.  Patients can call 617-740-2320 Ex:2294 to schedule an appointment with a counselor. (Walk in support provided for Urgent Care patients only)

Department Hours Available (vary by day):

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 3:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What documents should I bring when I meet with a financial counselor?

Who can meet with a financial counselor?

You can meet with a financial counselor if you would like to enroll in a state health insurance program.

How do I know if I am eligible for MassHealth or Health Connector?

Income is generally the main factor used to determine your eligibility for these programs. Your financial counselor will review other personal details with you to select a program that is appropriate for you.

Can the financial counselors connect me to other programs like SSI, food stamps or housing?

If you have questions about SSI, food stamps, or housing, please visit the HomeLink HelpDesk. The Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless in partnership with DotHouse Health operates a Help Desk on the first floor near the Financial Counseling offices. The Help Desk can help families and individuals with a wide range of services including applying for benefits such as SNAP, TAFDC, EAEDC, and SSI, and for utility programs such as the reduced rate and arrearage management programs. The Help Desk is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:15am to 3:00pm