Eligibility Requirements Contract Health Services

Enrolled Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point are eligible for Direct (on-site) Medical Services. This includes members who reside within and outside of the Contract Health Service Delivery Area. (CHSDA)

Enrolled Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point shall be given resident status and deemed eligible for Contract Health Care (off-site services) once all requirements for eligibility have been met. Health care coverage will continue for a period of six (6) months after the eligible member has left the Service Area. However, if a person leaves the Service Area prior to establishing residency, they will be considered a non-resident and therefore ineligible for Contract Health Care. If moving from one reservation to another, no residency period is required.

To be eligible for Contract Health Services(CHS), members must:

1.Provide proof of residency

2.Apply for alternate resource (if none exists)

Enrolled members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point who are students or serving in the U.S Military shall not lose their resident status or eligibility for Contract Health Services while attending school or serving in the military full-time. However, if they elect to remain outside the Service Area, an eligibility period of six (6) months coverage will start on the date of:

1.Discharge from the U.S Military

2.Graduation Date from an Academic Institution

3.Drop-out or Dismissal from an Academic Institution

Indian children residing in the Service Area, who have been adopted by or are in the foster care of:

Non-Tribal Members, shall be eligible for services through the Pleasant Point Health Center if they are a Non-Indian Child who has been adopted or a Non-Indian women seeking prenatal care when pregnant with an Indian child.

A Non-Indian Child who is adopted by an Enrolled Member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point is eligible for Direct (on-site) Health Services until they have reached the age of nineteen (19). First generation descendants of Enrolled Tribal Members shall be eligible for Direct Services until the age of nineteen (19).

Pre-Natal Care is available to a Non-Indian Mother pregnant with the child of an Enrolled Member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point. Health Care Services are for the duration of the pregnancy and for a period of six (6) weeks Post-Partum. Notarized acknowledgement of paternity is required if not married. Also, she must comply with CHS Guidelines and apply for any alternative resources available.