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Obtaining Health Coverage

Obtaining Health Coverage
If you are not currently covered by an insurance plan, you may still schedule an appointment with one of our physicians. At the time of your appointment, a financial counselor will meet with you and determine your eligibility for various insurance and payment options. A variety of options are available depending on your age, immigration status, and income. Everyone, regardless of ability to pay, can obtain financial assistance to see a provider at one of our facilities. 

  • To schedule an appointment, call (718) 388-5889.

  • If you are a physician and would like to refer a patient for a specialty or diagnostic appointment, call (718) 963-8444.

What Documents to Bring
The following documents are needed to determine eligibility for insurance programs or for Medicaid recertification:

  • Proof of age, such as a birth or baptismal certificate;

  • Proof of citizenship or alien status;

  • Four (4) recent paycheck stubs, if you are working;

  • Proof of your income from other sources, such as Social Security, Supplemental Security;

  • Income (S.S.I.), Veteran's Benefits (V.A.), and retirement;

  • Bank books and insurance policies you may have;

  • Proof of your residence, such as a rent receipt, landlord statement, or current postmarked envelope;

  • Insurance benefit card or policy if you have any other health insurance;

  • Medicare benefit card; and

  • Support statement, if you are currently unemployed and not receiving any of the above benefits.


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