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Fern Care Free Clinic

The clinic treats persons from 19 through 64 years of age with no medical insurance and no primary care provider. We provide primarily non-emergency maintenance care of chronic illness, do checkups, dispense generic medications, provide lab testing, provide benefits counseling, enroll patients in the Prescription Assistance Program if needed, assist enrollment in the Affordable Care Act Insurance Exchange and Healthy Michigan and make specialist referrals for obstetric, dental care and sexually transmitted disease treatment and other care beyond our scope of service during medical clinic sessions.

Phone: 248.677.2273
Location: 459 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

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Fern Care Free Clinic:
Services Offered:
All of the medical staff volunteering for the clinic are licensed or certified as required by the State of Michigan.
Patients are seen by a practitioner (physician, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant).
All lab work is done at the clinic with the results available to the patients in 3 – 6 days.
The clinic dispenses generic medications. We assist patients with Prescription Assist Program for medications we do not carry and also survey local pharmacies for prescription costs.
A benefits counselor is available to help patients locate services we do not provide.
A social worker and holistic nutritionist are all available upon request.
We offer six to twelve weeks of in-depth counseling.

We offer a diabetic mentoring and support group, open to both our patients and to the community.

We assist and enroll residents as well as patients in the Affordable Care Act Insurance Exchange and Healthy Michigan.

Eligibility
This is an appointment only clinic. The only criteria: no health insurance of any kind and no primary care provider. All calls are returned within 24 hours. The Resource Page has a list of other free clinics in the area.

Patient Criteria
Patients must be between the ages of 19 through 64.
Patients must provide a photo ID.
Patients have NO insurance of any kind and no primary care provider.
Patients are required to sign a Patient Contract as well as fill out a Health History and Information forms.

Contact:
Phone: 248.677.2273
Location: 459 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
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