Greene County Health Care, Inc.

The mission of Greene County Health Care is “to ensure the availability of quality health care to all residents of Greene, Pitt and Pamlico Counties and the surrounding rural area with an emphasis on providing health services to the underserved.”

Greene County Health Care, Inc. (GCHC) is a federally qualified health center that has been providingOur emphasis on providing access to care for underserved populations is enhanced by three outreach provider teams who visit several hundred farmworker camps in seven counties to provide care. primary health care in eastern North Carolina for 40 years. We have grown from a single medical care site in Walstonburg in 1972 to a large organization with 7 service delivery locations in two counties. Our current delivery system includes 4 primary medical care sites, 2 dental care sites, and a school based health clinic.

We ensure access to affordable prescriptions through the provision of 340b pharmacy services via contract with aIn recognition that health is more than the absence of disease, Marriage and Family Therapy students from East Carolina University provide medical family therapy integrated care services and traditional counseling services. pharmacy located across the street from our Snow Hill sites and in the Bernstein CHC in Greenville. Our emphasis on providing access to care for underserved populations is enhanced by three outreach provider teams who visit several hundred farmworker camps in seven counties to provide care. Our corporate service area covers all of Greene and Pitt counties, as well as the migrant and seasonal farmworker populations of seven adjacent counties. Our target population includes all farmworkers in the service area and all medically underserved residents.

For calendar year 2011, our medical, dental and mental health providers served 30,822 patients with 35,560 medical, 12,624 dental and 5,195 mental health encounters. Other staff provided 50,695 enabling encounters for a total of 104,800 encounters for the year. Slightly over half of our patients (60%) are migrant and seasonal farmworkers, primarily from Mexico. The majority of GCHC patients are uninsured (83.6%), with 7.3% Medicaid, 6.5% private, and 2.6% Medicare. Our patient population is 68% Latino, 18% African American, and 12% white. The vast majority of our patients report incomes at or below 100% of the Federal Poverty Level. Nearly one third of our patients are under age 20.

Services routinely provided include preventive and acute medical care, comprehensive dental services, management of chronic conditions for prenatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, and diagnostic laboratory and radiology services.In recognition that health is more than the absence of disease, Marriage and Family Therapy students from East Carolina University provide medical family therapy integrated care services and traditional counseling services. We augment this care with extensive case management, health education, transportation, interpretation, and other enabling services.

Greene County Health Care, Inc. is also a FTCA (Federal Tort Claims Act) Deemed Facility.

You can send an email to the following email address if you would like more information about our services or to make an appointment.

contact@greenecountyhealthcare.com

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