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Free and Low Cost Clinics and other Resources
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Many uninsured (and under-insured) individuals and families are eligible for healthcare services and public programs but simply don't know about them and how to sign up. Below are several great resources to consider. To help you find affordable healthcare options in your own neighborhood for flu shots, health screenings, and mini clinics, we recommend MedTipster.com.
Free Clinics - Links to state Free Clinics, which are private, nonprofit, community based or faith based organizations that provide compassionate, quality health care at little or no charge to low-income, uninsured people.
HRSA Clinics - Federally supported health centers in many cities and rural areas care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.
Other Free or Low Cost Clinics - Partnership for Prescription Assistance provides a web site with listings of possible free or low cost clinics searchable by zip code.
Hill-Burton Facilities - 180+ Hospitals and other facilities obligated to provide minimum amounts annually in free or reduced-cost health care services. You may apply for free or reduced-cost care before or after they are provided at the Admissions Office, Business Office or Patient Accounts Office at the obligated facility.
Uninsured Help Line - Information and 24/7 live toll free phone help for Uninsured, guides to public and private health care options, quick reference list of phone numbers and websites, and help in locating financial benefits and free or low-cost health benefits.
Government Benefits - GovBenefits.gov is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs, including an anonymous online questionnaire to obtain the most accurate list of government benefit programs for which you may be eligible.
Georgia PeachCare for Kids - Free or low-cost health insurance for Georgia's children, with online application and information for children through the age of 18 who do not qualify for Medicaid and in households with incomes below 235% of the Federal Poverty Level - which works out to be $34,569 for a household of 2, plus an additional $8,977 for each additional person. There is no cost to families for children under age 5. Starting at age 6, monthly premiums are $10 to $35 per child, with a maximum of $70 for 2 or more. Questions? Call 877- 427-3224.
Eldercare Locator - Nationwide directory to assist older persons and caregivers in finding local support resources to help them remain independent in their own homes. Call toll-free at 800-677-1116.
Eye Care America - 7,500+ ophthalmologists nationwide volunteer eye care services for seniors and sufferers of diabetes and glaucoma. Volunteer ophthalmologists waive co-payments, accepting Medicare or other insurance as payment in full: patients without insurance receive care at no charge.
Zenni Optical - Using the latest in modern materials, manufacturing and marketing systems, Zenni is Clark Howard's recommended source for eyeglasses, with lens and frames & shipping as low as $12.00. Call 1-800-211-2105 for more information.
Mental Health - Find treatment facilities and support services, consumer, family, and advocacy organizations, state agencies, programs funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and more, through this site.
Substance Abuse Treatment - Searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs that treat alcohol and drug abuse patients. Listings include treatment programs for marijuana, cocaine and heroin addiction, as well as drug and alcohol treatment programs for teenagers, adolescents and adults.