HCF Free Clinic is here to serve our neighbors who have no insurance and have little to no income. However, you must fall between certain financial guidelines amounts for referrals and routine testing, so it is to your benefit to seek care at a hospital affiliated clinic if you have no income or minimum income. No person shall be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, handicap or disabilities.
Notice to Patients
This is to notify you that under federal law relating to the operation of free clinics, the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), (See 28 U.S.C. §§ 1346(b), 2401(b), 2671-80) provides the exclusive remedy for damage from personal injury, including death, resulting from the performance of medical, surgical, dental, or related functions by any free clinic volunteer health care practitioner, board member, officer, employee, or independent contractor who the Department of Health and Human Services has deemed to be an employee of the Public Health Service. This FTCA medical malpractice coverage applies to deemed free clinic volunteer health care practitioners, board member, officer, employee, or independent contractor who have provided a required or authorized service under Title XIX of the Social Security Act (i.e., Medicaid Program) at a free clinic site or through offsite programs or events carried out by the free clinic (See 42 U.S.C. § 233(a), (o)).