Affordable, Quality Health Care

Get the Care You Need, When You Need It.

We accept many commercial health insurance plans, as well as Medicare and MaineCare. The charge for your visit is based upon many factors, such as insurance status, co-pays or minimum fees.

Affordable Care Plan (Sliding Fee Program)

If you don’t have insurance (and even if you do!), we have a variety of payment options and financial assistance though our Affordable Care Plan (sliding fee program), which is based on your income and household size. Eligible applicants may receive a significant savings off the cost of their care. Your PCHC Outreach and Enrollment Specialist can answer any questions you may have on  insurance, or help you with financial assistance applications. Call any PCHC practice and ask to speak with an Outreach and Enrollment Specialist today.

As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Penobscot Community Health Care offers sliding fees based on income in accordance with federal poverty guidelines and patient family size at all of our practices and for all of our services. PCHC Outreach and Enrollment Specialist can help determine if you qualify. For more information or to find out how you can enroll, please contact a Outreach and Enrollment Specialist by dialing 207-992-9200 and the extension for your site:

  • Brewer Medical Center: ext. 1466
  • Capehart Community Health Center: ext. 1115
  • Community Care and Geriatrics Department: 1198
  • Dental Center: ext. 1590
  • Helen Hunt Health Center: ext. 1730
  • Hope House: ext. 2005
  • Jackman Community Health Center: ext. 1730
  • Medical Specialists: ext. 1198
  • Penobscot Community Health Center: ext. 1115
  • Penobscot Pediatrics: ext. 2005
  • Seaport Community Health Center: ext. 1198
  • Winterport Community Health Center: ext. 2005

Prescription Assistance Program

PCHC also offers a Prescription Assistance Program (RxAP) that will help you find ways to afford your medications. We look for low-cost or no-cost medications. Our mission at Prescription Assistance is to assure that you have access to the medications you need at a rate you can afford!  How Does it Work? After enrolling in the Prescription Assistance program, you will receive your medications for a small fee. This fee is always much less than the actual medication cost. Ask your PCHC provider or pharmacist for more information.

Procedure Pricing

Below, patients can access the price list for our most frequently provided procedures.  Please note: this is the full cash price for our services.  If you have insurance, insurance may cover some or all of this cost; if you do not have insurance or have difficulty paying your bill, please ask at the front desk about the Affordable Care Program (Sliding Fee) or how to set up a payment plan.  The Maine Health Data Organization also offers information on health care pricing.  Click Here to find estimates for services and compare procedure costs for certain health care facilities.

Affordable Care Program Application
775.9 KiB
Affordable Care Program Discount Medications
234.8 KiB
Affordable Care Program Fees - 2017
81.3 KiB
Prescription Assistance Program Brochure
918.3 KiB

Affordable Care Program Sliding Fees – EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019
Levels based on Income Level and Household Size

ServicesLevel 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5
Primary Care
Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Counseling, Women’s Health, Nutrition/ Diabetes, PsychiatryPCHC Lab Testing and Radiology

Specialty Services
Dermatology, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Speech, Audiology, and Wound Care

Preventative Dental Care
Hygiene, Cleanings, Exams, and Radiology (x-rays)
Basic Restorative Dental Care
Fillings, Non-Surgical Simple Extractions, Temporary Pain Relief, and LIMITED Orthodontics
$3535% Discount25% Discount15% Discount5% Discount
Pharmacy40% Discount35% Discount30% Discount25% Discount20% Discount