Uninsured or Self-Pay Patients

Community Health Resources for Uninsured or Self-Pay

Get Covered RHD (Resources for Human Development)
Get Covered RHD educates consumers about how to enroll in affordable health insurance, their health insurance options, and how their health insurance works. Certified Application Counselors (CACs) provide enrollment assistance in select areas in Southeast Pennsylvania. RHD’s CACs have significant experience offering enrollment assistance to consumers from a wide range of backgrounds, and in creating partnerships to ensure people get accurate information and help. Get Covered RHD provides resources to aid people in accessing enrollment assistance; including an online, interactive map with assister and health center sites throughout Pennsylvania, a blog providing consumers with health insurance and enrollment updates, and a shared calendar that consumers may use to find assister events or standing hours near them.
Phone: 1-855-668-9536.
Email: enrollmentassisters@rhd.org
Web: http://www.rhd.org/navigator.aspx

Minute Clinic
Inside CVS Pharmacies

  • Nearest locations
    616 Old York Rd
    Jenkintown, PA 19046
    215-887-61226501 Harbison Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19149
    215-333-4300
  • Services offered
    Nurse practitioners and physician assistants diagnose and treat common illnesses, minor injuries and skin conditions. Other services offered include vaccinations, health screenings (including blood tests) for diabetes, cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity, pregnancy testing, smoking cessations and tuberculosis testing.
  • For more information or other locations
    Contact MinuteClinic at: 866-389-2727 or e-mail customercare@minuteclinic.com or visit the MinuteClinic website:www.minuteclinic.com/en/USA/.

Philadelphia Health Care Centers

  • Locations
    1400 Lombard Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    Ph: (215) 685-6571
    F: (215) 685-6564
    Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic and walk-in HIV testing only1720 South Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    Medical: (215) 685-1803
    Dental: (215) 685-1822555 South 43rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Medical: (215) 685-7504
    Dental: (215) 685-75064400 Haverford Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Medical: (215) 685-7601
    Dental: (215) 685-76051920 North 20th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    Medical: (215) 685-2933
    Dental: (215) 685-2938321 West Girard Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    Medical: (215) 685-3803
    Dental: (215) 685-3816131 East Chelten Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Medical: (215) 685-5701
    Dental: (215) 685-57382230 Cottman Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19149
    Medical: (215) 685-0639
    Dental: (215) 685-0608Strawberry Mansion Health Center
    2840 Dauphin Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    Medical: (215) 685-2401
    No Dental Services
  • Services offered
    Primary Medical Care (Adult and Pediatric Care including check-ups, well and sick childcare, urgent care, immunizations, STD, HIV and after hour on-call service). Most centers provide podiatry, dermatology, and gynecology services, Clinical Services such as pre-natal care, family planning, dental treatment for adults and children, Support Services such as health counseling provided by social workers, housing, SSI, family planning, assistance in completing health insurance applications provided by benefit counselors, Family Planning such as emergency contraceptives, family planning services, pre-natal Care, HIV/AIDS counseling, care and testing information. Other services include: dental services, health education, language translators, medical examination forms, walk-in clinics, and pharmacy Services.
  • Insurance Information
    The Health Care Centers accept various insurance plans, however, YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE INSURANCE to be seen in a Health Care Center. If you are uninsured, a benefits counselor or social worker may be able to assist you in getting insurance for you and/or your family. (Patients’ income is evaluated when they register at the health center. A variable payment schedule is used to determine if there should be any charges to a patient. No one is ever denied care as a result of an ability to pay).
  • Eligibility Information
    To receive primary health care services (basic care from a doctor for an adult or child, prenatal services, tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, and HIV treatment), you must be able to demonstrate that you are a resident of Philadelphia. To receive STD diagnosis and treatment, HIV counseling and testing, childhood immunization or flu shots, you do not have to be a resident of the Philadelphia. To receive family planning services you must reside in the five county southeastern Pennsylvania area.
  • If it’s your first visit, take
    • Proof of identity such as a driver’s license or any official picture ID (university, school, employer, a passport, an I94 card, or an alien registration card) or in the absence of a picture ID: a voter’s registration card, some sort of medical record document, an insurance card, or other some official/legal document may be acceptable. A checkbook with the patient or parent’s name and address printed on the checks is also acceptable.
    • Proof of residency in the City of Philadelphia If your proof of identity does not also prove residence, you will also have to demonstrate that you are a resident of the City for some services. A bill or letter addressed to you at your home is acceptable proof of residency. Otherwise, an official document from a government agency or a business is acceptable if it identifies the patient with a Philadelphia address.
    • All insurance information including their insurance card(s) and/or forms

Planned Parenthood

  • Nearest locations
    Ambler Health Center
    19 Lindenwold Ave
    Ambler, PA 19002
    215-542-8370Elizabeth Blackwell Health Center
    1211 Chestnut St, Suite 405
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    215-496-9696Locust Street Health Center
    1144 Locust St
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    215-351-5560
  • Services offered
    Planned Parenthood offers women, men, and teens high-quality, affordable medical care including abortion referral, birth control services, emergency contraception, HIV testing, LGBT services, men’s health services, patient education, pregnancy testing, options and services, STD testing and treatment, women’s health services, including paps and routine gynecological care.

Screening for Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer

  • Contact
    1-800-4-Cancer to find out if you qualify for a free or low-cost mammogram and Pap test and where to get screened.

Pennsylvania Health Law Project

  • Contact
    1-800-274-3258
    www.phlp.org/
  • Services offered
    PHLP provieds free legal services and advocacy to Pennsylvanians having trouble acessing publicly funded health care coverage or services. For assistance, call our helpline at 1-800-274-3258 or 1-866-236-6310 TTY or email us at staff@phlp.org

St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic
Doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and RNs provides comprehensive primary medical care solely to those without health insurance, regardless of ability to pay clinic’s nominal fee ($10 for an office visit, which includes medications).

  • Location and Contact Information
    5838 Germantown Ave
    Philadelphia PA 19144
    215-438-5799
    www.clinicforuninsured.org
  • Services offered
    • Medical exams, diagnosis, treatment
    • Management for chronic disease and care for acute illness
    • Medications needed for disease treatment
    • Arrangement for diagnostic testing and specialty care
    • Vaccines and TB testing
    • Referrals for FREE GYN care including mammograms
    • Lab-testing at a reduced, subsidized rate, allowing patients to pay as they are able
    • Health education, including nutrition and diabetes counseling
    • Social support, advocacy and counseling
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