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Jun 29, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act


Scott Jeansonne, a physician with First Choice Community Healthcare, said that getting more people insurance frees up the clinic’s resources so more patients can be served.

“Not a day goes by that I don’t see a patient three, six, 12 months after they know they should have come in,” Jeansonne said. “The reason is they couldn’t afford to make it to the clinic.”

That delayed treatment results in unhealthy people who drive up health care costs for everyone, he said.

http://www.abqjournal.com/main/2012/06/29/news/state-facing-medicaid-choices.html

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  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income

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