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What is SCMS HealthAccess?

SCMS HealthAccess is a community partnership to improve access to health care for low-income uninsured residents of Topeka and Shawnee County. Health Access combines donated physician care, hospital services, and medication assistance in a cooridnated program led by the Medical Society deisgned to complement and enhance the workof existing low-income clinics and other community agencies. 

HealthAccess' focus is on preventative care rather than emergen care and help individuals establish a "medical home" to provided better continuity of care.

Upcoming Events

April 19,


Benefit Concert 

 "Music....Just What the Doctor Ordered!"

Save the date and join our 13th annual event!

Local physicians will be performing their favorites.

No admission charge. A free offering will benefite low-income uninsured patients served by HealthAccess and our community partners. 

Fore more information call Karla Hedquist at the Shawnee County Medical Society HealthAccess Program -- 785 235 0996

First United Methodist Church

600 SW Topeka Blvd. Topeka, KS

April 19, 2020 at 3:00 PM

A new place to turn for healthcare…

HealthAccess is a referral network available to existing clinics and other agencies that provide medical care to the low-income uninsured. HealthAccess is designed to provide comprehensive health care services that are beyond the scope of care available at these clinics and agencies.

Patients enrolled in the program receive necessary physician care and hospital care, and medication assistance. 

What is donated through this program?

Physical Health Services: Specialty office visits; hospital services; inpatient and outpatient services; lab and x-ray; and generic prescription medications.

Medications Assistance

1. There is a 12 month maximum coverage of $1000, and a maximum cost of $200 per prescription, unless additional funds are available and preauthorized by SCMS HealthAccess. 

2. Most types, but not all generic medications are available through this program. Your physician may be contacted and asked to prescribe medications which are covered by the program.

3. A pharmacy may stop participating at any time, for any reason.

4. A co-pay per prescription will be required by your pharmacy.