There are five Family Health Center locations throughout the Tri-County area of Jackson, Pike, and Scioto counties in Ohio. They are located in Jackson,,Waverly,,Piketon,Portsmouth,andWest Portsmouth. The Family Health Centers employ a variety of medical and dental practitioners to better serve patients needs.
At theWaverlysite, there are family practice physicians, a pediatrician, nurse practitioners, behavioral health providers, and OB/GYN services.
The Piketonfacility is home to the Family Health Centers dental services. This site also has two nurse practitioners.
The Jackson facility houses a nurse practitioner and a behavioral health provider.
The Portsmouth facility has a pediatrician and a nurse practitioner.
The West Portsmouthfacility has a pediatrician, a nurse practitioner and a therapist.
Two of the family practice physicians maintain hospital privileges at Pike Community Hospital. The pediatrician on staff has hospital privileges at Southern Ohio Medical Center Center in nearby Portsmouth.
Family Health Centers accept Medicaid, Medicare, most major insurance and provides services based on a sliding fee scale.
Family Health Centers provide a full range of services including pediatrics, family planning, behavioral health, OB/GYN, and general medicine.
Another benefit offered to patients of the Family Health Center is discounted prescription prices through the Kroger Pharmacy and Bartley’s Pharmacy. Kroger Pharmacy offers convenient locations in Waverly, Jackson, and Portsmouth. Bartley’s Pharmacy has a location in Waverly. All Family Health Center patients are eligible.
The Family Health Centers received national recognition for their work in the Diabetes Collaborative and is now participating in a national Cardiovascular Collaborative. Family Health Centers also offer free diabetic education classes.
Medicaid and Managed Care: Each of the four Family Health Center sites is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and accepts all Medicaid Managed Care Plans.