A sliding fee is offered for those who qualify. Based on your family size and income, you may qualify for a discount of 60 to 90 percent of fees charged for medical services, 30 to 50 percent on covered dental services and 25 to 35 percent on laboratory services. Some minimal charges to the patient apply at each visit. This discount applies to almost all services, but there are a few exceptions. Insurance carriers are billed first; then the discount applies to any remaining balance.
If you are interested, please click below for an application. You may print out the application and mail it to us or drop it off at our office. You may also fill it out online and email it to us at: In order to process your application, you must show proof of income. The information is confidential. Those who receive the discount are required to reapply one year afterward or whenever changes occur in income or family size.
All patients are eligible to receive a one-time slide fee discount. Please inquire during your office visit.
If you arrive at your appointment and do not have proof of income you will be asked to complete the 10-day slide fee form. You will have to bring in proof of income or you may be responsible for additional charges. A minimum of $20 will be collected during your visit.Sliding Scale Request Form
If you do not currently have any sources of income you may complete the Zero Income Statement Form. This form is active for 30 days. You will need to apply for medical insurance or state medical assistance. Please contact our office at (814) 842-3206 for assistance.
Medical Assistance Resource Compass the online tool used by Pennsylvanians to apply for Medical Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), home and community-based services, energy assistance, the Children's Health Insurance Program, cash assistance, school meals, long term living services, Child Care Works and Early Intervention, intellectual disability and adult autism services. Click the link below to learn more and to apply.Medical Assistance Resource
The 340b Pharmacy is a federal program that requires drug manufacturers to provide outpatient drugs to eligible health care centers. Hyndman Area Health Center has teamed up with Fisher's Pharmacy in Bedford, PA, Potomac Valley Pharmacy in Hyndman, PA & Potomac Valley Pharmacy in Cumberland, MD, and Giant Eagle Pharmacies in Bedford, PA & Giant Eagle in Johnstown, PA to offer the pharmacy program for our patients.
For self-pay and sliding fee patients this program can greatly reduce the cost of prescribed medications. Patients with Medical Assistance do not qualify. Please inquire at your appointment for more information.
We believe that your understanding of your health condition and active participation in your treatment are important parts of your overall care. Therefore, when a diagnosis is made or treatment is recommended, it will be thoroughly explained and discussed with you.
If you have any questions, we will answer them as fully as we can. If you should have questions or concerns after leaving our office, please do not hesitate to contact us.