What Is It?
Over the last several years, healthcare costs to patients have increased to levels which are difficult to manage. In essence, those that have insurance are committed to very high deductibles, while those without insurance attempt to "get by". Over the last several years, Assembly Care Ministries has been working on a project to help those within our circles to manage this hardship.
Welcome to ACM Health Line. This service will allow both our missionaries and full-time workers to contact a designated nurse who will obtain initial healthcare information and provide medical advice for callers. Such information will be placed in our HIPAA compliant electronic medical records system so that a physician may review the information and contact the commended worker if needed. Many times, for example, a patient need can be filled with a simple medical prescription. This could be handled by phone and therefore decrease the out-of-pocket expenses for our fellow Saints. Others, for example in foreign countries, may simply need a second opinion which could also be obtainable by phone.
We recognize that this strategy will not lower all expenses but we believe it will significantly assist our coworkers in the work of the Lord. We invite you to utilize these services at no cost to you. We trust this will be a blessing as you continue your work in the gospel and shepherding.
WHO IS IT FOR?
ACM Health Line is for Assembly Commended Workers. If you have a letter of commendation from the elders at your assembly then this service is for you. This will include boththose involved in foreign missions and those involved in the Lords work domestically.
HOW DO I USE IT?
If you have a healthcare need, or suspect you may have one, then please follow the "I Need Care" link below, You will fill in a form which will securely be forwarded to our Staff Nurse.Our Nursing staff is committed to responding in a timely manner, this means less than 24-hours. This response range is due to the potential time zone differences.
You don't currently need care? Well in that case, feel free to plan ahead. Follow the "Plan Ahead" link below and enter your details. Again our staff nurse will make an appt. with you, this time however it will just be to fill out intake forms and get your information into our medical system so you may be helped more quickly in the future. Don't hesitate, contact us now!
Examples of clinical problems which may be appropriate for ACM Healthline:
- Pink Eye
- Insect Bites
- Joint Aches
- Sinus Infections
- Sore Throat
- Cold & Flu
- Ear Infection