Patients

Amistad accepts all forms of Medicaid and Medicare!

Currently, dental services are limited to Amistad medical patients.  Please complete the application below.

Services

Amistad Community Health Center is your community primary health care center – providing affordable, quality health care services.  Our center offers affordable primary care, dental and pediatric programs that include medical services, a sliding fee scale based on family size and income, and prescription assistance.

  • Our medical services include
  • Primary healthcare services
  • Pediatric and adolescent healthcare services
  • Medical educational programs and counseling
  • Nutritional and healthy weight counseling
  • Wellness checks
  • Diabetes management
  • Immunizations
  • Physicals
  • Diabetes and tuberculosis screening
  • We also offer prescription assistance through the Medication Assistance Program of the Coastal Bend Health Education Center.

Payment Options

At Amistad, we accept all types of Medicaid, Medicare, and several private insurance plans.  For those patients without health insurance coverage, we offer a sliding fee scale based on the Federally established guidelines of family size and income to determine the cost of services provided. 

For patients without health insurance but who may qualify for Medicaid, we have a Medicaid office and worker on-site to assist with the application process.  To apply for Medicaid patients will be asked to provide: proof of income, children’s birth certificates and Social Security cards, and proof of residency.

What To Bring

For primary healthcare services, please bring:

  • Photo identification; and your Medicaid, Medicare, or private insurance card

If you do not have health insurance, please bring:

  • Photo identification
  • Proof of income- either your most recent income tax return or check stubs from your most recent paycheck

For the Medication Assistance Program, you will need:

  • Photo identification
  • Social Security card
  • Income tax return
  • Income verification
  • A list of your medications

To apply for Medicaid, please bring:

  • Birth certificates and Social Security cards for all children in the household
  • Proof of residency listing the members of the household living at that address
  • Proof of income- either your most recent income tax return or check stubs from your most recent paycheck
     

Patient Application is Simple!

  1. Download our Patient Application located at the bottom of this page.
  2. Fill out the application and bring it with you to your appointment.
  3. Contact Amistad at 361-884-2242 to schedule an appointment.

Remember to bring your photo ID and proof of income (income tax return or check stubs) to qualify for our sliding fee scale

Click the link below for our Patient Application!

Patient Application English

Patient Application Spanish

Questions?

For questions about primary healthcare services, call us at 361-884-2242 or email us at appointments@amistadchc.org.

If you have questions about the Medication Assistance Program, please call 361-886-3014.

Additional Resources for Patients

Coastal Bend Diabetes Community Coalition

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

American Diabetes Association

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

American Medical Association

Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Additional Resources for Pediatrics

Healthy Children

AAP Obesity

Let’s Move

Choose my plate

Centers For Disease Control (Immunizations)