Houtzdale Rural Health Center

 

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Houtzdale Rural Health Center
120 Spring Street
Houtzdale, PA 16651
Phone: (814) 497- 4297

About Us

The Houtzdale Rural Health Center is a primary care physician practice, state certified rural health clinic (RHC), in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania. We provide services to adults age 18 years of age and older.

Our clinic provides primary healthcare to the residents of  Houtzdale, PA and surrounding communities.   We provide services to people regardless of their age, race, creed, sex, national origin, or ability to pay.

Our facility is handicap accessible and meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The Houtzdale Rural Health Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.

Services

Houtzdale Rural Health Center practitioners address daily patient care needs by diagnosing and treating illnesses and injuries as well as providing initial preventive physical examinations and employer/institution mandated examinations and vaccinations.  Blood draws for patients’ lab testing is also provided.

We provide Chronic Care Management Services to help our Medicare patients who have two or more chronic conditions or illnesses.  The service provides personal attention from a healthcare professional to help you better manage your care and help you make the best choices for your health.

Additionally, we provide Medicare Annual Wellness Visits to our Medicare patients.

Insurances And Programs

We accept most major insurances including Medicare and  a variety of  Medicaid insurance plans including the following:

  • Medicaid
  • Gateway
  • CoventryCare
  • United Healthcare Community
  • UPMC for You
  • Geisinger Family
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Ameri Health

In addition, we will attempt to panel with any other insurances not listed above dependent upon patient demand.

Hours

Houtzdale Rural Health Center is open Mondays – Friday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Patients are seen by appointment.

 

Physicians:

 

Fawzia Haque, M.D.

 

 

Jim McCliment, PA-C

• Jim McCliment, PA-C

 

 

 

Sliding Fee Discount

The Houtzdale Rural Health Center is a state certified rural health clinic.  We are able to offer a discount on some service’s based on a family’s income and size.

Determining Eligibility for the Sliding Fee Discount
Eligibility for the sliding fee discount is determined based on a family’s income and size.  The Houtzdale Rural Health Center Sliding Fee Discount Application must be completed and submitted. The Sliding Fee Discount Scale is then used to determine your eligibility.

Your family discount will be determined on a yearly basis.

It should be noted that there is a minimum charge amount for some procedures, labs and medications.

Houtzdale Rural Health Center Sliding Fee Scale

                                                                                    2019 Income Guidelines

    Family Size                     US Poverty Guidelines    200% of US Poverty        300% of US Poverty                                                                                                                                                                100% coverage            Discounted Coverage

 1                                              $12,490                               <$24,980                            <$37,490

2                                              $16,910                               <$33,820                            <$50,730

3                                              $21,330                               <$42,660                            <$63,990

4                                              $25,750                               <$51,500                            <$77,250

5                                              $30,170                               <$60,340                            <$90,510

6                                             $34,590                               <$69,180                            <$103,770

7                                             $39,010                               <$78,020                            <$117,030

8                                             $43,430                               <$86,860                            <$130,290

 
For each additional person, add $4,420


Sliding Fee Discount Application
To qualify for the sliding fee, you must complete and submit the Houtzdale Rural Health Center Sliding Fee Discount Application.

To apply for the sliding fee discount:

  1. Complete the application below
  2. Print the application and bring it to the Houtzdale Rural Health Center.

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You can also mail the application to the clinic at the following address:

Houtzdale Rural Health Center
20 Spring Street
Houtzdale, PA 16651
Phone: (814) 497- 4297

 

Sliding fee payment is due and payable at the time of service. To maintain the sliding fee discount, fees must be paid promptly.  If you are unable to make payment at time of service, please speak to the receptionist to make other arrangements.  Failure to do so may result in loss of discount.

Chronic Care Management Services and Annual Wellness Visit

Our Team

Our Chronic Care Team is led by the Chronic Care Manager Rebecca Swintek, Pharm.D.  She and her Team oversee all Annual Wellness Visits and Chronic Care Management Service patients and works directly with the doctors of Tyrone Regional Health Network to give you the best quality of care. The Chronic Care Management team is a vital part of the organization and works to keep patients first.

Rebecca Swintek, Pharm.D.

Chronic Care Management Services

The Tyrone Rural Health Center provides Chronic Care Management (CCM)Services to help our Medicare patients who have two or more chronic conditions or illnesses.  The service provides personal attention from a healthcare professional to help you better manage your care and help you make the best choices for your health.  Those who participate in the Chronic Care Management Service access a healthcare professional in between medical appointments and as needed for help to keep track of your medical history, medications, and all the doctors you see. You’ll also receive a comprehensive care plan that outlines your treatment plan and goals.

If you are a patient at the Tyrone Rural Health Center, have Medicare and live with two or more chronic conditions, you may be eligible for Chronic Care Management Services. For more information or to see if you are eligible, call the CCM Team directly at (814) 682-1850.

You can also click on the link below to see a brochure that describes the Chronic Care Management Service (CCM).

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Annual Wellness Visit

  • For patients who have had Medicare for more than 12 months. Medicare allows one Annual Wellness Visit every 365 days.
  • FREE – there is no cost for patients with Medicare
  • Not a physical exam
  • Opportunities to have face-to-face time with the Chronic Care Team to go over your individual health history, set up preventative screenings and services, and make up a health plan
  • Helps regular doctor visits run more smoothly and efficiently.  Your doctor can look at your custom-made plan and know your most important health risks and concerns.  This gives you more time during regular doctor visits to talk about new health issues.

For more information about the Annual Wellness Visit or our Chronic Care Management Services call our team directly at (814) 682-1850.