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Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers begins COVID-19 testing for people with no symptoms

Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers begins COVID-19 testing for people with no symptoms

*Hours reflected in this press release may change. Please refer to https://communitycaretx.org/coronavirus-updates/ for the latest information about testing provided by CommUnityCare. (Austin) – Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers, in collaboration with Quest Diagnostics and Centene Corporation,... Read more

Apply For Health Coverage 24/7 Using Central Health’s New Online MAP Application – apply4map.net

(Austin) – In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Central Health has launched an online application for the Medical Access Program (MAP) and MAP BASIC. Available now, Travis County residents can apply for health coverage... Read more

Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Opens More Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Sites in Eastern Travis County; Re-Opens Del Valle Health Center

*Hours and services reflected in this press release may have changed since it was issued. Please refer to https://communitycaretx.org/coronavirus-updates/ for the latest information about testing provided by CommUnityCare. (Austin) – Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Health Centers next... Read more

Sendero Health Plans becomes first Austin area affordable care act health plan to waive cost-sharing for COVID-19 treatment

CONTACT: Bill Noble for Sendero Health 512-296-4651 cell bnoble@noblestrategic.com All of the Austin-area community health plan’s members will not have to meet deductibles nor pay 20 to 30 percent of cost of treatment (Austin, TX)... Read more

Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Offering Medical Appointments Over the Phone to Protect Safety of Patients, Staff, and Community

(Austin) – In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Health Centers is offering patients medical appointments without leaving the safety of their home. “The best thing for people to do right now is... Read more

Central Health Medical Access Program (MAP) Begins Enrolling People By Phone Only

In-person eligibility interviews suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic (Austin) – In-person interviews for Central Health’s Medical Access Program (MAP) have been suspended in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Instead, all interviews... Read more

Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Announces Clinic and Service Changes in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

(Austin) – To better serve and protect both patients and health care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak, Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Health Centers is consolidating services by temporarily closing some smaller, single-provider clinics. Effective Monday, March... Read more

Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Creates COVID-19 Hotline for Uninsured Travis County Residents

en espanol (Austin) – Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Health Centers Tuesday launched a hotline staffed with medical professionals to triage uninsured Travis County residents experiencing a coronavirus-like symptoms (COVID-19). People experiencing COVID-19 symptoms who are uninsured... Read more

Central Health Makes Operational Changes in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Protect Employees and Patients

Residents encouraged to apply for MAP by phone vs. in person (Austin) – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Central Health is following the guidance of Austin Public Health and changing its business operations. Changes... Read more