Services & Eligibility

Eligibility Determination:
 
  • Unisured
  • Meet income requirements
  • Seeking care that is within the scope of available services
 
 
Services are provided according to need, without discrimination based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation. 
 
 

  2016 Eligibility Income Guidelines

Services are provided to those who are uninsured and have a household income of 185% or less of the Federal Poverty Level.
185% Federal Poverty Level-- 2016
 
 Household Size  Monthly Income Annual income 
 1 $1,831 $21,972
 2 $2,469 $29,637
 3 $3,108 $37,296
 4 $3,746 $44,955
 5 $4,384 $52,614
 6 $5,023 $60,273
 7 $5,662 $67,950
 8 $6,304 $75,646
Each Additional person, add:

$641

$7,696


The clinic will not provide services to:
  • Individuals with insurance including high-deductible insurance policies
  • Children and families eligible for BadgerCar
  • Adults eligible for Medicare, Medicaid or Veteran’s Assistance
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Scope of Services
 
Primary Health Care:
The Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties is able to provide care for:
 
   Acute conditions such as strep throat, ear infections, respiratory illnesses    
   Chronic health conditions such as hypertension, high cholesterol, thyroid conditions and diabetes 


Preventative Health Education:
Prevention is worth a pound of cure! Efforts are made to educate patients about diseases, medications, and information related to healthy-living.        

Assistance in Locating Other Community Resources:
Visits to the Free Clinic include initial and six-month review intake interviews. These interviews, in addition to assuring eligibility, are primarily focused on learning about the needs of the patient, both health and non-health related, such as housing or food assistance. Referrals to other services and agencies are typically made during these interactions for both the patient and their household members. 

Medications:
Assistance is provided to patients with prescribed medications that are available through the on-site dispensary or the Patient Assistance Program.


Services Not Available

The Free Clinic is an independent operation that does not duplicate the services of any other county agencies, or local programs or services.

The following services are not available:

 Birth control or pregnancy testing
 Dental services 
 Immunizations
 Prescriptions for narcotics or other controlled substances
 Complex mental health problems
 Testing to Treatment for STD’s
 Treatment for STD’s

Please visit the Community Resources page for information on local agencies that may provide services not covered by the Free Clinic of Pierce & St. Croix counties.

Please contact the Nursing Supervisor at 715-307-3948 if you have questions about a specific condition, illness or medication.  
  

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