Financial Assistance

Taking care of your health is more important now than ever. We have ways to make sure you can access the care you need, see below or call the clinic at 218-387-2330 to learn more about our financial assistance options.

Providing health care that is accessible to everyone is part of Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s mission. If you are uninsured, underinsured, are on Medicare or Medicaid, or have questions about the cost of care, we are here to help. SMC offers financial assistance for patients through payment plans and a Sliding Fee Scale Program. We also have a MNsure Navigator on staff who can answer questions about insurance programs and assist in the application and enrollment process.

Payment Plans

Do you have questions or concerns about paying a bill or paying on time? A patient payment plan may be a good option for you. Call us to learn more.

Insurance Assistance

If you are uninsured or have questions about your insurance coverage, we can help. Call and ask to speak to our MNsure Navigator who is available to meet one-on-one with individuals and families.

Sliding Fee Scale Program

2023 – 2024 Application

Info Sheet

If you have any questions about the sliding fee scale program, please contact Karen at 218-387-2330  x113.

Our Network

Here are the insurance providers in our network.

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • UCare
  • Tricare
  • Champus
  • BCBS of Minnesota
  • HealthPartners
  • Medica
  • Preferred One
  • HealthEZ
  • UnitedHealthcare

Insurance contracts are subject to change. Please call the number on your insurance card if you have questions and to verify that our clinic is in your network.


COVID-19 initial evaluation and testing are covered services with no charge to patients. Testing and initial evaluation services for COVID-19 are covered under patients health insurance, and or Sliding Fee Scale. No charges will be billed to the patient for these services. For more information on COVID-19 charges please call the clinic.

For insurance companies: Commercial insurance will be billed at the following rate: E/M $113-$505 and COVID-19 test $0. Lab fees are additional through North Shore Health Hospital.