Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) provide health care services to underserved areas in the community. To receive treatment at a FQHC you do not need to be working or have health insurance. Because of this, FQHCs are ideal for anyone who is uninsured in San Antonio and needs medical care.
While you do not need a job or insurance, these clinics are not necessarily free. These low cost San Antonio clinics operate on what is called a “sliding scale”. This simply means they will bill you according to your ability to pay. The lower your income is, the lower the scale will slide in regards to what your medical bill.
Here is a listing of a few of the FQHC clinics in the San Antonio area:
- CentroMed - phone number (210) 922-7000
- CommuniCare -phone number (210) 233-7000
- University Health System (Carelink) - (210) 358-3350
Visit the Find a Health Center search database here.