Tuesday, March 31, 2009

free health care services

...offer applies to most services currently provided at the Take Care Clinics, including routine treatment of the following conditions: Respiratory Illnesses (colds, sinus infections, bronchitis and strep throat)...Common Conditions (seasonal allergies, urinary tract infections and pink eye)...Skin Conditions (dry skin, poison ivy, and minor skin infections and burns).

Under the Take Care Recovery Plan, patients can access these services anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Health evaluations, vaccinations, physicals and injection/infusion administration are excluded from the offer.

...free laboratory testing services to qualified Take Care Clinic patients...

...offer applies to any Take Care Clinic patient that loses his or her job on or after March 31 and has no health insurance. Any other individual that visits a Take Care Clinic as a patient on or after March 31, and then loses his or her job and is uninsured, will qualify for the offer for the remainder of 2009.

...qualifying individuals’ dependents, including a spouse, same-sex domestic partner or minor child, are also covered by the offer as long as he or she does not have health insurance benefits.

Qualifying individuals who find employment before the end of 2009 will no longer qualify for the offer, nor will their spouses, same-sex partners, or dependent children. And, if any person who qualified for the offer obtains health insurance benefits before the end of 2009, he or she also will no longer qualify for the offer.

Those interested in participating in the Take Care Recovery Plan offer can visit (Take Care Recovery Plan) or call 1-866-Take-Care (1-866-825-3227) to understand the process for determining whether they and their dependents qualify for the offer. All forms associated with the offer are available online.

...individuals need to present their federal or state unemployment determination letter along with verification of unemployment payment prior to visiting a Take Care Clinic for care...

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