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Eligibility Requirements

Clinical Services

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    Mailing Address

    2575 N. Courtenay Pkwy 

    Merritt Island, FL 32953 

     

Dental 

The Florida Department of Health in Brevard County provides preventive dental services to children that meet the following criteria:
  • Children who are under 18 years old and do not have insurance can be seen through the uninsured dental program if they go through intake and qualify financially.
  • Children ages 0 to 18 receiving Straight Medicaid, DentaQuest, Liberty, CMS, United Healthcare, Argus, Dental Health and Wellness insurances.
  • Must have Birth Certificate and/or court paperwork appointed legal guardianship for each eligible child.
Adults over the age of 20 with Medicaid needing emergency dental care may contact 321-639-5801 for the Viera or Melbourne location or 321-383-5115 for the Titusville location.

Adults without Medicaid must qualify financially through intake. Once intake is completed call 321-383-2784 or e-mail Brevard.AdultDental@flhealth.gov to be added to the waiting list. This is not an emergency clinic and wait time for an appointment will fluctuate. This program is staffed by VOLUNTEERING dentists.

To make an INTAKE appointment for the Viera or Melbourne location, call 321-639-5801. To make an INTAKE appointment for the Titusville location, call 321-383-5115.

Family Planning 

The Florida Department of Health in Brevard County determines eligibility for women of child-bearing age who are interested in birth control methods. Clients may be eligible for a Florida Medicaid Family Planning Waiver or a sliding fee scale based on income.

You may elect to pay full fee instead of going through our eligibility screening process.

Pregnancy Tests are available for women in need of a test for eligibility determination purposes. A $25.00 fee applies.

To schedule an appointment for the Melbourne Clinic, call 321-726-2909. To schedule an appointment for the Viera or Titusville Clinic, call 321-637-7300.

PATH (Primary Access to Health)-Primary Care Clinic 

Eligibility

  • Brevard County resident.
  • Family Income below 100% of the Federal poverty guidelines.
  • Currently not covered by Medicaid, Medicare, private health insurance, military health benefits or other insurance.
  • Currently not enrolled in a similar medical program such as: hospital primary care, community health clinic, health alliance, etc.

To schedule an appointment for the Melbourne Clinic, call 321-726-2909. To schedule an appointment for the Viera or Titusville Clinic, call 321-637-7300.

Prenatal Care 

All Brevard County residents are eligible for prenatal services. The Clinic Eligibility Staff can help you with your application for Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women Medicaid. Please call for an intake appointment:

Titusville 321-383-2795
Viera 321-637-7300
Melbourne 321-726-2909

Please bring the following items with you:

  • Photo ID
  • Copy of your Birth Certificate
  • Social Security card
  • 4 weeks household proof of income
  • Proof of pregnancy (if you have it)
  • Family member information

The Florida Department of Health in Brevard County Maternity program also offers a self-pay package Global Payment Option for those who do not qualify for Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women Temporary Medicaid or other Medicaid options. The Prenatal Package is $1900. This option includes routine prenatal office visits and routine prenatal laboratory tests, ultrasounds and physician delivery charges.

A payment plan can be arranged. If you receive Medicaid coverage for the full term of your pregnancy, you may qualify for a partial or full refund on payments made toward this Prenatal Care Package.

WIC 

To be eligible you must:

  • Be pregnant
  • Be breastfeeding
  • Have recently had a baby
  • Have an infant or a child under 5 years old
  • Have a low or moderate income
  • Have a special need that can be helped by WIC foods and nutrition counseling

Income Eligibility Requirements

You must meet the income eligibility requirements or be currently receiving Medicaid, temporary cash assistance (TCA), or food stamps. However, you do not have to be on a public assistance program to qualify for WIC.

What to bring to the WIC certification visit:

  • Bring EACH family member who is applying to receive WIC services.
  • Bring proof of ALL income for everyone in the household (before taxes and deductions are taken out). Income includes such things as: salaries, child support and alimony, foster care payments, interest withdrawn, unemployment compensation, and military earnings; OR, if you receive Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), or Food Assistance, you are income eligible for WIC. (If you do not receive Medicaid or TCA, but other members of your household receive these benefits, you may be income-eligible for WIC.) WIC staff can verify your enrollment in these programs. However, it is helpful to bring the current "Notice of Case Action" letter, which is proof of eligibility for one or more of these programs.
  • Bring ONE proof of where you live (no P.O. boxes). The document must be current and show your name and address. Items that are allowed include a utility bill, bank/insurance statement, or driver's license. You must be currently living in Florida, but you don't have to be a U.S. citizen.
  • Bring ONE proof of identification for you and ONE proof of identification for any infant or child applying for WIC, such as a birth certificate, driver's license, crib card, military ID, photo ID, Social Security Card, or hospital record.
  • For EACH woman, infant, and child applying for WIC, you will need:
    • A recent height and weight measurement (no older than 60 days), if available, and
    • Hemoglobin or hematocrit blood test results (not required for infants under 9 months), if available.
    • Ask your doctor or health clinic to fill out this health information on a WIC Medical Referral Form or, the WIC office will help you get this health information.
  • Bring the Social Security Number for each person applying for WIC, if available.
  • Bring the immunization (shot) record for each child.

Eligibility Determination

Your eligibility determination will be made during the application process. Please make sure that you bring all family members applying and all the information required.

Phone: 321-639-5793

STD 

There are no eligibility requirements for STD appointments. The fee for visits is $40.00.

To schedule an appointment for the Melbourne Clinic, call 321-726-2909. To schedule an appointment for the Viera or Titusville Clinic, call 321-637-7300.