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Adult Health


High Point Regional Adult Health Center (previously High Point Medical Outpatient Clinic) provides health care to the indigent population of the High Point area in Guilford County. Cooperative planning efforts at High Point Regional Health, Guilford Adult Health and the Guilford County Department of Public Health have assured the availability of this valuable service since 1973.

Purpose

  • To provide comprehensive, high quality, ongoing health care for those patients determined to be eligible for services.
  • To insure continuity of quality care for hospitalized and/or emergency department patients who have no private physician and are eligible for services.
  • To recognize psychological and social problems as well as physical illness and to intervene as appropriate.
  • To restore and maintain each individual to the fullest possible state of well-being.

Services

  • Complete physical examination with lab work as needed.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of medical illness.
  • Pharmacy on-site.
  • Referrals are made depending on the needs of the patient.
  • Counseling by Health Department Nutritionist within the Center.
  • Health Education by nurses who staff the Center.
  • Appropriate referral to other community agencies offering additional services, including:
    • Home Health
    • Alcohol Education Center
    • Department of Social Services
    • Hospice
    • Mental Health
    • Mobile Meals
    • Family Service
    • Lion’s Club
    • High Point Regional Social Services
    • Senior Resources of Guilford
    • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
    • Family Planning
    • CAP

Who Is Eligible?

Guilford County residents 18 years of age or older having:
  • Medicaid - persons currently certified by the Guilford County Department of Social Services as eligible for Medicaid.
  • County Certification - those certified eligible by DSS according to income and reserve scale.

How Do I Apply?

Go to the Guilford County Department of Social Services at 300 South Centennial Street in High Point to apply for service.

Payment

Charges for service are based on the patients ability to pay.
  • Medicaid is filed for patients certified as eligible to receive it. A co-payment is required by the state for Medicaid prescriptions and office visits.
  • Medicare is filed for those services covered by the Medicare requirement guidelines. A fee schedule is in place for services rendered to county-certified patients.

Staff

The staff consists of a Medical Director, Consulting Doctors and Family Nurse Practitioners, with special training in internal medicine. They function as primary care providers under the supervision of the Medical Director, Registered Nurses, Management Support, Registered Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician Unit Coordinator and a Program Manager.