MEHOP patients experience
the convenience of being able to receive all their primary health care
services through one healthcare center; Primary Medical Care, Pediatrics, complete General Dentistry services, OB/GYN, Counseling and Psychiatry services. We provide a health home for our patients and provide care
that is centered around the whole person.
MEHOP Health Center goes beyond the traditional stand alone clinic practice not only by offering a full range of healthcare services that provides for the overall health of our patients but also by providing prescription savings programs, transportation to appointments, discount eye glasses, free health management classes, on-site Medicaid enrollment and much more.
We are an IN-NETWORK
PROVIDER FOR MEDICARE, MEDICAID (including Star, Star Plus,
CHIPS) & PRIVATE INSURANCE (including BCBS, Metlife, Cigna,
United Healthcare, AETNA, Delta Dental, Care Improvement Plus & many more). If
uninsured or have limited benefits, fee for service discounts are
available based on household income if eligible to help with costs
involved in receiving healthcare.
To learn more about these services and our providers click on the links above. Please see below to learn more about being a patient at MEHOP (with or without insurance).
Being a Patient at MEHOP
New patients will need to fill out new patient
forms. These forms are located on our website, simply click which services you are interested in above and you will find the new patient forms located on that page.You may print these from our website or request them
at MEHOP. Forms are available in English and Spanish. If you need
assistance, MEHOP staff will be available to assist you. Please remember
to bring your list of all current
medications to your appointment.
Patients with Insurance
Patients without insurance or have limited insurance benefits
Center is an in-network provider for Medicare, Medicaid (including CHIPS, Star and Star
Plus) and many Private Insurance carriers. If a patient has insurance, their carrier will be billed according to services provided. Applicable co-pays and deductibles will apply. Benefits will be verified, so please remember to bring your insurance card to all appointments.
If you are uninsured or have limited benefits, MEHOP offers a
sliding fee scale (discounts) to help with costs involved in receiving
- Please schedule an appointment with our Eligibility Department prior to
scheduling an appointment with one of our providers to establish
placement on our sliding fee scale, which is based
on household income and family size. For example, if a family of four earns $44, 700
or less in annual household income they would qualify for one of our
sliding fee scales.
- During your appointment with
eligibility, we will require the following current information in order to
ensure proper placement on our sliding fee scale. The appointment with
eligibility takes approximately 15 minutes. Once established,
eligibility is valid for 6 months and will need to be updated after
time period expires.
- Proof of income for household
- Current Tax Return, 3 Pay Stubs, Unemployment verification, Social Security Award Letter, SNAP verification, ect.
- Utility bill for address verification
- Verification of those living in household
- Insurance Card ( if you have insurance)
For information or Eligibility regarding the indigent program for Matagorda County (MAP program) please visit http://www.matagordaregional.org/public-health-clinic/
or contact the Public Health Clinic at 979-244-8136. For information
on the indigent program for Wharton County, please ask for assistance
from MEHOP Eligibility Personnel.
Fees for Services
at MEHOP are not free. If a patient has insurance, their carrier will
be billed according to services provided and all co-pays and deductibles will apply. If a patient is uninsured, they will be provided with the general fees associated with first visits during thier eligibility appointment. If additional services are required fees will be discussed with patients during office visit. Payment is expected at time of service.