YUKON-KUSKOKWIM HEALTH CORPORATION
Increased Demand for Services
Purpose: Place Patient navigators in five Sub-Regional Clinics operated by the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation.
Goals: To provide individualized assistance for patients during registration, translation when needed during clinical visits, and assistance registering for Medicaid/Medicare/SCHIP services.
Four FTE positions are staffed in our five Sub-Regional Clinics. Patient Navigators provide a variety of non-clinical support services to patients to assist them with applying for Medicaid/Medicare/CHIPRA; translation assistance when required by non-English speaking Elders; and outreach to surrounding communities.