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Frequently Asked Questions

I want to apply for the sliding fee schedule, what do I need to bring?

You would need to bring picture ID, proof of income, proof of residency. Click here to see valid forms of required documents.

What is a Community Health Center?

Community Health Centers are local, non-profit, community-owned health care centers operating in communities across the nation. For nearly 40 years, the national network of health centers has provided high quality affordable primary care. Also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers, they are located in areas where care is needed but scarce.

Where is Oakhurst Medical Center’s main location located?

Directions to Oakhurst’s main location can be found here.
OMC is also accessible on the MARTA bus line

How do I get a referral?

A referral is required from your primary care provider. Please speak with your provider or a member of our staff. He or she will instruct you as to what steps to take.

Do you have staff that speak languages other than English?

Yes. We have a number of staff members who are multi-lingual and will be able to help you. In the event that your native language is not spoken by our staff, we utilize a language line that offers translation of over 175 languages.

Are you open on nights and weekends?

Yes. OMC’s Stone Mountain location is open nights and weekends. Stone Mountain location hours of operation are Monday – Thursday 8AM – 7:30PM, Friday 8AM – 5PM, Saturday 10AM – 2PM.

Do I have to be a citizen to see a doctor?

No. Oakhurst Medical Centers sees patients without regard to their citizenship status.

Will Oakhurst bill me for services or do I have to pay when I get there?

It is Oakhurst’s policy to expect payment at the time services are rendered.

Are services free?

Services at Oakhurst are not free; however, if you do not have insurance we offer payment for services on a sliding fee scale. Qualifications are based on your household income and size.

Do I have to have insurance to be seen by a doctor?

No. We accept most health insurance plans including Medicaid and Medicare. However, if you do not have insurance we offer payment for service on a sliding scale.

Do I need to make an appointment?

We encourage you to make an appointment. However, we will accept walk-in patients at designated times.

What do I need to bring to my appointment?
If you have insurance, please bring:
  • Photo ID
  • A copy of your insurance card.
  • A copy of your Medicaid or Medicare card.
If you do not have insurance, please bring:
    • Photo ID
    • Current utility bill/proof of your current address
    • Proof of income.

Click here to see acceptable documents

 

Developing a relationship with my doctor is important to me, can I choose which doctor I see?

Yes! We encourage you to be a full participant in your own health care. Although we cannot guarantee that the doctor you choose will be available, we will try our best to accommodate you.

Can I bring my medication from another doctor to get it for cheaper?

Yes! You can bring your medication from another physician, however, you must be a current patient of an OMC physician in order to access discount medications or prescription assistance services.

I cannot afford my medications. Can Oakhurst help me with the cost?

As a patient at Oakhurst Medical Centers, you qualify to receive various medications at a reduced cost. If you qualify, we also may be able to assist you with receiving your medications for free through our Prescription Assistance Program.

 
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