Sliding Fee Discount Program

 
  • Patients without insurance may be eligible for a discount based on household size and income. You must apply for the discount.
  • Please bring proof of household income to your appointment to see if you are eligible for the sliding fee discount.
  • Sliding fee scales need to be reapplied for on a yearly basis or if household size/income changes.
  • If you qualify for the sliding fee program you will be required to pay a minimum fee of $20.00 per medical visit and $40.00 per dental visit, this will be applied to the charges for your visit.

 

Information you should I bring when you come to your first appointment to see if you qualify for the sliding fee discount.  

 

Proof of household annual income such as copies of…..

  • Pay stubs – last 30 days
  • Income tax form – current year
  • W2s
  • Food Stamps
  • Award letters (SSI, SSDI)
  • Dividend/interest statement
  • Statement from individual providing support
  • Current benefit check (copy)
  • Bank statement


Laboratory Service Fees

All uninsured patients have the option to utilize our outsourced lab at a discounted rate which must be paid at the time of service. Fees for labs are dependent on the type of labs ordered by the provider and will be disclosed at the time of service.

Please ask your CHCFD Health Care Staff for clarification.

 

Medication Assistance Program (M.A.P.)

Community Health Center of Fort Dodge offers prescription assistance through pharmaceutical companies. CHCFD can help with applications to obtain medication at an affordable cost.

 

 

Free Health Checks

1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month 8:00 - 9:00a.m.
At the Community Health Center of Fort Dodge

 

Simple Blood Test For

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Cholesterol
  • Diabetes

Questions: Contact Trinity Health Partners 515-574-6505
 
 
 

Diabetes Management

CHCFD and the Diabetes Center at Trinity Regional Medical Center are working together to utilize an integrated, team-based approach to diabetes management
 
Diabetes Center
Trinity Regional Medical Center Campus-Atrium Tower
821 South 25th Street, Fort Dodge
515-574-6350
 
Diabetes Center Hours
Monday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn more about the Diabetes Center's 
 
 
 

340 B Pharmacy Program

Community Health Center of Fort Dodge participate in the government 340B program that helps eligible patients receive discounted medication. 

 

 

Iowa Legal Aid Health and Law Project

Working in cooperation with Community Health Center of Fort Dodge, the Iowa Legal Aid Health and Law Project provides legal assistance to low-income people with legal problems impacting their health.

Addressing underlying legal problems can help reduce health care costs and improve the patient's quality of life.
 
The Health and Law Project provides information, counseling and representation with legal
problems experienced by people facing health care issues.


 

Referrals to Specialists

A list of doctors and dentists for out-of-office referrals exists to meet the specialized needs of our patients.

 

Programs

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Community Health Center of Fort Dodge, 126 N 10th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Medical: 515-576-6500; Dental: 515-571-8667