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Frequently Asked Questions

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General Questions

Is CHC/SEIA a free clinic?

No. You are responsible for a portion of the cost of care. However, no patient will be denied healthcare because they are unable to pay for their portion of the cost.

How are you able to help people with these costs?

CHC/SEIA receive a limited amount of federal funds to assist cover at fare cost of your care not covered by public/private insurance.

I can't afford medical or dental care

We are committed to providing medical and dental care for all those in need in our community. This includes the uninsured, the under insured, Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and private pay.

Are you hiring at any of your clinics?

We post career opportunities on our website as they become open.

If I am a CHC patient, can I visit any of your clinics?

Yes. We have an electronic health record system which allows us to receive information about your care digitally, and we can access your records from any of our clinics. However patients are strongly encouraged to establish on-going healthcare with a provider at one of our clinic sites.

“Clean place went several times to have a tooth pulled after pain overcame me. They took care of me; worked me in. Very nice and gentle Dentists.”

 

J.R.
Patient

“Knowledgeable professionals who truly care for our loved ones good health!”

 

G.G.
Patient

“I love these people at CHC! Great place Good and caring folks.”

 

T.B.
Patient

“I have been using CHC since 2009. I have had excellent care. The Dental clinic team is awesome. Everybody makes you feel at ease and takes their time with you. I will recommend the whole clinic to all of Southeast Iowa.”

 

R.W.
Patient

Our Partners

This health center receives HHS funding and has federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice itself and its covered individuals.  For more information, please visit www.bphc.hrsa.gov/ftca.

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