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McLaren Central Michigan Free Clinic Eligibility

Who is eligible for services? 

  • Isabella County residents
    Patients will be asked to provide proof of Isabella County residency (driver's license or state-issued ID card) at time of registration. If an individual cannot provide proof of residency at time of registration, services will not be provided.
  • Low- or no-income residents who do not have and do not qualify for health insurance
  • Those who cannot afford medical care, whose income is at or below 225% of the Federal Poverty Guideline

Please note:  Each patient's financial status is reviewed. Patients may be asked to verify their income at a later date.  If individuals cannot verify their income at that time, they can no longer receive services at the Free Clinic

Who is not eligible for services?

  • Patients who live outside Isabella County
  • Those who are currently covered by commercial insurance or eligible for government health plans including county health plans, Medicaid, Medicare, or MIChild
  • Those who qualify for government health plans
  • Those with work-related injuries involving workers' compensation
  • Patients who refuse to provide proof of income upon the Clinic's request
** To prevent duplication of services in Isabella County, the McLaren Central Michigan Free Clinic does not perform or provide the following: dental or vision care; sexually transmitted disease counseling; HIV testing or counseling; birth control services; pregnancy testing; pre or postnatal care; drug testing; routine immunizations; TB skin testing; hearing aids; controlled drugs/narcotics; substance abuse services; and second opinions. While the Clinic does not provide these services, staff is available to suggest possible alternatives.