Careteam Plus Family Health Receives Federally Qualified Health Center Look A Like Designation
Conway, SC – Effective June 1, 2018, Careteam+ Family Health and Specialty Care is officially designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look A Like (LAL) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
The FQHC LAL designation confirms that Careteam+ Family Health and Specialty Care meets the competitive requirements of the federal HRSA Health Center Program. Providing primary care in underserved areas, these centers utilize a sliding fee scale, have an ongoing quality assurance program and a governing board of directors that includes patients. While not receiving Health Center Program funding, LALs are eligible for enhanced Medicare and Medicaid payments along with other benefits.
“This designation continues our future ability to provide exceptional healthcare services, when and where patients need it regardless of their ability to pay,” states Johanna Haynes, Chief Executive Officer of Careteam+. “I believe everyone should have access to quality healthcare. Careteam+ offers a variety of medical services to all our patients, taking care of their various healthcare needs under one roof.”
“Currently we have over 1200 patients here at Careteam+” states Chief Operations Officer Tiffany Joyner. “Our clients appreciate the timely, personalized level of medical care they receive with us. We specialize in chronic disease management. We also are able to offer new patient appointments as early as 2 weeks. Uninsured and insured patients are equally welcome at Careteam+, receiving medical care in our new, state of the art healthcare facility.”
Located along Singleton Ridge Rd in Conway, Careteam+ is currently accepting new patients, both adults and pediatrics. New patient appointments are available as early as 2 weeks. A sliding scale is available for those uninsured. To make a medical appointment with Careteam+, please call 843-234-0005.