Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible?
Magnus Veterans Foundation was established to serve our Veterans and their families. This includes Veterans who were honorably separated, Veterans who continue to serve, and all immediate family, individually (Spouse, Children, Parents, and Siblings) of Veterans.
Is this like a regular clinic?
The Magnus Veterans Wellness Clinic is a family medicine clinic. At its core it provides and coordinates care between physicians, psychologists, physical therapists, etc. We function like a small primary care clinic. During a new member applicant’s Welcome Visit, we gather your medical history and do a light physical exam which helps us assess your ability to use the performance facility while establishing a record of you. We can provide medical care here on campus, which includes managing your medications. Like other small clinics, we provide referrals for orders to be taken elsewhere for additional tests, x-ray, extensive lab work, further specialist exams and treatment that goes beyond what the MVWC can do on campus, if they need to be done. We can coordinate your wellness care.
Why do you call us members?
Becoming a member means that you have privileges to use all of the facilities here. While it includes medical care options, membership is much more than being a patient, such as: exercising in the performance facility which has top-of-the-line equipment from Life Fitness; Programming, like yoga, educational workshops, art; and relaxing on the beautiful grounds, where you can fish, picnic, socialize, be. Membership means YOU BELONG, and you are a member.
What are the benefits of belonging to the Magnus Veterans Wellness Campus?
Along with access to our medical team and subject matter experts on campus by appointment, you have access to use the property during open hours, 8am-4pm. We require you to sign-in at the reception desk in the main clinic building. Many enjoyable events are in the planning and we invite our members to help us with ideas to grow our programming options.
How much does it cost?
Free membership is provided by the Magnus Veterans Foundation with fundraisers and donations from our community of sponsors.
Do I have to have health insurance?
Care at the MVWC does not mean that you no longer have care from other providers, especially if you are under a physicians care somewhere that you are satisfied with and want to continue. MVWC care includes preventive and medical care visits, by appointment, as well as simple procedures and some limited lab tests. The MVWC will not bill you for our clinic care. When necessary, our members are given medical orders from us to have testing or procedures done off of our campus. We have low-cost referral options that you can consider using. You can choose where to go for tests/labs/procedures. Providers outside of our campus will bill you and occasionally a small fee is required at ordering time. Insurance coverage may be needed to cover those costs. Everyone should be enrolled in health insurance, specific to your needs from your choice of provider, no matter what your age is. Medicare and Medicaid options are taken into consideration. Costs may occur for treatment that goes outside of what we can perform directly in our clinic, on our property, and then the cost is entirely dependent on the outside care facility, their charges, and your insurance plan coverage.
Can a member sponsor other veterans or family of veterans?
Yes, you have the option to donate to Magnus Veterans Foundation to sponsor as many members as you like.
Do I have to commit to each of the performance domains?
This is the model has been validated by our active-duty special operations forces. You will set your own medical, physical, spiritual, social, and psychological goals to be worked on at the MVWC.
This seems too good to be true. What is the catch?
No catch. It is time to bring this successful model from Special Forces to our veterans and their families. You don’t have to be a veteran with military related medical concerns to belong here, to receive care, or to be able to benefit from membership activity. We look to restore the whole person with a strong body, connected heart, and sound mind in our approach to total wellness. By helping you be your best, our mission is achieved. Membership in Magnus is also a way to honor veterans and their families. Together we are creating a magnificent entity by making Magnus be a place to belong.
What can I do to help Magnus Veterans Foundation and the Wellness Campus reach its goals?
We invite our community to become active advocates for the Magnus Veterans Foundation and our mission. If you want to help, spread the word to other veterans and their families. Become an active advocate for Magnus Veterans Foundation. Join us on Facebook, Twitter and direct people to our website. Host a fundraiser. Buy tickets to our concerts and other public events and bring friends. Engage your employer, church, and social groups to sponsor a vet. Direct them to our website’s DONATE link.
Join, Volunteer, Donate.
You help only as much as you can or want to. As a member, your level of involvement is up to you and your first priority as a member is you!
What is my first step?
There is no commitment or obligation when you complete an intake form on the JOIN link. It is just our way of gathering information about you to begin the process of eligibility for membership. The SEND of your online intake form will reply to your email with a link where you must schedule a WELCOME VISIT with Dr. Isaac Engholm. During this visit and conversation with our physician, possibly a light physical exam, all of which takes about 90 minutes, that’s where you’ll discover and decide if membership is right for you.