Who can qualify for FRIENDS IN NEED health services?
- Patient must be a resident of Sullivan, Hawkins, Washington, or Greene county in TN, or Scott, Wise, or Lee county in VA.
- A member of the applicants immediate household must be working on a regular schedule, and be able to provide documentation to verify. (ie: recent paystubs showing year to date gross income, most recent W2 from employer, copy of previous years tax return, Schedule C from tax return if self employed, etc…)
- For medical services, the individual must not have any existing medical insurance (TennCare, Medicaid, etc).
- For dental services, the individual must not have any dental insurance (individuals with medical insurance such as TennCare may qualify for dental only, if dental services are not covered by insurance). Friends In Need Dental also may accept individuals that receive disability and/or social security income.
How much does it cost?
A fee is assigned for each service performed that is typically below what the patient would pay in a doctor’s or dentists’ office. Then the patient pays a percentage of this fee based on their income, with a minimum of $15.
Prescriptions, lab work, and tests are significantly discounted. Most referrals to specialists will be on the same sliding fee scale as at the clinic.
Where is our office located?
Medical and Dental offices are conveniently located at 1105 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN.