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Eligibility Requirements

  

  • ****FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR CURRENT GUESTS WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW REFERRALS FOR THE JBLM FISHER HOUSE****


The JBLM Fisher House primarily serves families of Service Members while their loved ones are in-patients at Madigan Army Medical Center. A Fisher House is a temporary residence and is not a treatment facility, rehabilitation center, hospice, or counseling center.


                      A MEMBER OF THE CARE TEAM MUST PLACE THE REFERRAL

                                        NO SELF REFERRALS ARE PERMITTED


                                                         Eligibility Requirements


· Patient must be a military ID card holder; either a retired, active duty or reservist/National Guard member or family member. VA patients are also eligible.

· The patient may be receiving care at any of the medical facilities in the area.

· Must reside a minimum of 40 miles from the medical treatment facility

· Must be receiving active treatment at Madigan Army Medical Center or surrounding treatment facilities (inpatient status). We do not provide lodging for overnight stays or out-patient treatment or procedures.


· Individuals with funded orders are not eligible for the Fisher House

· WTB soldiers not eligible to stay at the Fisher House. *If a WTB soldier has visiting dependents  under the age of 18, they are eligible to stay with a parent or guardian (excluding the WTB soldier)

· Civilian patients are not eligible to stay at the Fisher House.


Our guest rooms can only accommodate up to 4 guests. We can not process referrals with more than 4 guests. 


In extreme cases, an exception to the distance requirement can be made by the Fisher House Manager for NICU and Palliative care cases.


HOTEL FOR HEROES – This service can only be requested for in-patient Active Duty soldier family members when there is no space available in the Fisher House. The patient/family must otherwise meet all other eligibility guidelines.


                              *PLACING A REFERRAL DOES NOT GUARANTEE PLACEMENT*

   

Please follow the link to submit a referral


Make sure that all areas of the form are filled out properly 


Designate JBLM as the recipient site