About the Services Medical Ministries Provides
Medical Ministries exists in order to improve access to healthcare for eligible residents of Davidson County who are uninsured. Davidson Health Services exists to do the same for the under-insured. All of our services are available to patients who have completed our eligibility process:
Medical services: Must be currently certified for services to be seen by our providers or have Medicaid, Medicare or private insurance.
A $20 co-pay is expected at the time of the medical or behavior health appointment for uninsured patients. Sliding scale If you are on a sliding scale for self-pay, you will be billed for the portion of the bill required. Insurance companies dictate co-pays for their plans.
Primary Care: includes acute and chronic care. Patients with a chronic disease diagnosis such as, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension are seen on a regular basis every 3-4 months. Active patients who experience an acute problem such as a sinus infection or gastric disorders can call for same day or as soon as possible appointments.
Preventative: annual wellness visits, flu shots, laboratory testing, etc.
Referrals: Patients in need of diagnostic procedures or specialty care are assisted by the referral coordinator. Uninsured patients must complete the financial assistance application at the local hospital to receive services.
Behavioral Health: DMMC has licensed clinical social workers that work with the medical providers to provide access to counseling services. Often, these visits are in conjunction with your medical visit. If more extensive counseling is required, patients are referred to local counseling centers.
Dental Services: Davidson Health Services provides dental services for uninsured adults of the Medical Center. Appointments are made by calling the dental office at 336-243-3201. Charges for dental services are determined by Davidson Health Services depending on the services rendered.
Pharmacy Services: DMMC fills prescriptions for our medical patients only.
You must be an active patient of the medical clinic. Prescriptions sent by a referral physician/provider may also be filled for our patients. Assistance is provided in a variety of ways.
Discounted prices: Medicines are purchased at a discounted rate and the discount is passed along to the patient. Prices vary depending upon the cost of the medication.
Medication Assistance Programs and Bulk Replenishment: Many pharmacy Manufacturers offer assistance for uninsured individuals who meet the criteria for their programs. DMMC staff completes applications on behalf of the patient, provided the patient has provided all the necessary documentation.
North Carolina Med Assist: For patients who qualify, they can apply for assistance through NC MedAssist in Charlotte. DMMC does not complete these applications, but are happy to help fax them for a patient.
Limited resources: are available for assistance for a one time emergency.
Prices: pharmacy charges are dependent on the cost and the source of medications being dispensed. Insured patients pricing are dictated by the insurance company.
Here for you 24/7/365
Should an emergency arise after hours, all of our patients can call our After Hours Care Line and speak to a Triage Nurse, who will provide helpful information, speaking with our on-call Physician when necessary, and helping determine whether going to the ER is required.
To begin the process, simply visit Eligibility to know
what documents you need to bring with you,
then call us to schedule your first appointment.