Who can be a Client at Health Brigade?
To become a client at Health Brigade you must first make a registration appointment and fill out some paperwork.
You usually qualify for care at Health Brigade if:
1. You do not have medical insurance, including: Employer, Medicare Parts B, C, & D, or Veterans Benefits
2. You are not eligible for Medicare Parts B, C, & D or Veterans Benefits (Health Brigade DOES accept Medicaid.*)
3. You have lived in one of our service areas in the state of Virginia for at least 6 months (see list of cities and counties below)
4. Your income is between 139-200% of the Federal Poverty Line (see income chart)
Even if you fit into the categories above, we still have to make sure you qualify for our services. If you think you qualify, please call us at 804-358-6343.
HIV, Hep C, and STI testing is always free for anyone. You do not have to fit into the categories above to get testing services. We offer free HIV, Hep C, gonorrhea and chlamydia testing. Testing is by appointment. Email Darius or call 804-358-6343 x2145.
PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is also available for anyone who wants it. You do not have to fit into the categories above. You will need to be screened to see if your medication will be free or not. For more information on PrEP, email Beth Cox or call (804) 716-5813.
*Health Brigade accepts Virginia Medicaid Cardinal Care. We work with our patients and clients to see if they qualify prior to registering as uninsured. If qualified, we can provide instructions for enrolling. We are contracted with all of the Virginia managed care organizations who provide Medicaid coverage. If you have Medicaid, please call our office to be registered for services.