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Apply Online, by phone or in person at any First Choice location

You can apply for Medicaid online by clicking here. To apply by phone, call 1-855-637-6574. If you prefer to do your application in person, call First Choice to make an appointment with one of our eligibility specialists.  Call the First Choice Outreach Hotline at 452-4049 or stop by 1316 Broadway SE between 8-5.

Open Enrollment for the insurance marketplace begins Nov. 15, 2014 for coverage that begins Jan. 1, 2015. You can apply for health insurance coverage online by yourself by going to or you can apply by phone by calling the Federal Call Center: 1-800-318-2596 or in person at First Choice locations.

Call your health center for an application appointment, or leave a message for an outreach worker at 452-4049 and we will return your call.
To find out if you are eligible for a tax subsidy to help pay for insurance, go to

Aug. 11-15 National Health Center Week

Aug 11, 2014
First Choice Community Healthcare is marking National Health Center Week 2014 with events to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of our health centers as local solutions for affordable and accessible health care.

Back to School Shot Clinics Scheduled

Jul 25, 2014
First Choice Community Healthcare centers are making it easy to get kids vaccinated in time for back-to-school registration requirements.

First Choice Recognized for Patient-Centeredness

Jun 25, 2014
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized First Choice Community Healthcare as a Patient Centered Medical Home

First Choice Scholarship Winners Announced

Jun 18, 2014
First Choice Community Healthcare has awarded seven scholarships to high school graduates and one employee from each of the communities where its health centers are located.

Belen Re-Opens after Remodel

May 18, 2014
The Belen First Choice Health Center reopened with a beautiful new exterior renovation and interior remodel that nearly doubled the space for medical care for the community.