Help With Medical Costs

For anyone struggling to meet medical costs, we recommend a website at

This site is a service of the non-profit Summit County (Ohio) Medical Society.   While the site was developed for Summit County, most of the information applies to anyone living in Ohio.  This website is solely for the benefit of patients;  doctors do not receive any gain.

In particular, you might want to learn more about:

In addition, this survey from the National Council on Aging will help you identify program near you for which you may be eligible for free or discounted help.


Access Health Stark County

Access Health Stark County maintains a community-based network of physicians and other health care providers in order to simplify access to health care services, with a special focus on low-income, uninsured patients in Stark County

Access Health Stark County assists people who are uninsured sign up for Medicaid and the ACA Marketplace.

Access Health Stark County helps the newly insured navigate the healthcare system

Access Health Stark County partners with physicians, hospitals and health care providers to increase health care access for the community.

Our program is a community-led initiative focusing on increasing access to health care for uninsured individuals whose incomes are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.  This is not an entitlement or insurance program.

We are able to coordinate care due to our volunteer network of physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers who have committed to increasing access to health care for our most vulnerable community members.

Access Health Stark County does not refer or participate in any program for pain management.  Access Health Stark County does not provide referrals for prescriptions that involve the use of controlled substances such as narcotics, tranquilizers, etc.

Donations Appreciated

Without access to even the most basic healthcare, our entire community suffers.  Choose to help by making a financial contribution to Access Health Stark County today by simply clicking the green “Donate” button located at the bottom right of your screen.  It could be your neighbor, your friend or even you that may need that extra helping hand in a time of need.

Our Mission

Providing access to a coordinated system of health care on behalf of the uninsured.

Contact Us

408 Ninth St. SW, Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 445-1079
Fax: (330) 454-9465