MSU Care serves adult patients, ages 18-64, who have no health insurance, are not eligible for Medicaid or Medicare and have a household income equal to or less than 150% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
- Physical examinations
- Blood tests
- Some X-rays
- Education to patients about their health conditions
- Referrals to specific medical specialties, including mental health services
- Referrals to community resources
- Referrals to physical therapy
- Medications for treatment of health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and asthma, according to specific formulary.
- Patient must be a U.S. citizen.
- Eligibility limited to adults from 18-64 years of age.
- Applicant has no insurance coverage or other medical coverage.
- Patient must show current driver's license, state identification card or other valid identification.
- Family and/or household income must be equal to or less than 150% of the Federal Poverty Level. Applicants must provide one of the following for income verification:
- Previous year's federal income tax return along with the tax return(s) from anyone living in the same household
- 4506T Form, Request for Transcript of Tax Return (if taxes were not filed)
- Two full months of most recent pay stubs for everyone living in the household
- Proof of eligibility of federal, state, or other income assistance included, but not limited to, SSI, SSD, VA, Worker's Compensation, etc.
- A copy of a Medicaid Denial Letter
Patients who are unable to provide documented verification of income must provide a signed statement of income and why (s)he is unable to provide documented verification. The patient is evaluated and reviewed for eligibility every six months.
All applicants who are eligible at MSU Care will receive free care for services rendered only at MSU Care. For services referred out by the MSU Care team, the Mercy Hospital Charity Care process will apply. Charity Care eligibility is based upon family/household size and income.
O’Reilly Clinical Health Sciences Center, 640 E Cherry St #105, Springfield, MO 65897