• The Palm River Dental Department will be closed for renovations from Monday, September 19th - Friday, October 23rd. 

    We apologize for any inconvenience 

    In case of Dental emergencies, please contact the following locations to check for availability:

    Plant City 813-349-7600      Dover 813-349-7736 or 813-349-7714      Ruskin  813-349-7814 

  • Appointments

    To Schedule an Appointment for ALL Suncoast Services:
    Call the Appointment Line (813) 653-6100 M-F 8am-5pm 

    or CLICK HERE to create the appointment online.

    Canceling Appointment for ALL Suncoast Services:
    If you cannot make your appoint please call to reschedule.  That opens up that appointment for somebody else to use.  The number to call to make and to cancel an appointment is:  (813) 653-6100

  • New Patient? New Patient?

    Please bring the following documents with you at the time of your appointment.

    1. Proof of identification (picture ID, driver’s license or passport)
    2. Contact Information (address, phone numbers, and email)
    3. Insurance Card / Proof of Insurance
    4. For Self-Pay Patients / Uninsured Patients - Proof of income for each working family member [current pay stubs (2 if paid bi-weekly, 4 if paid weekly) or letter from employer on company letterhead with contact information)
    5. Social Security card if you have one
    6. Any Prescriptions Currently Taking
    7. Immunization Card (for Pediatric appointments)
    8. Guardianship Forms
    9. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


    Suncoast provides services on a sliding fee scale based on schedule E (100%), D (75%), C (50%) B (25%) A ($15) standard fee according to family income and the number of family members in the household.

  • Existing Patient? Existing Patient?

    Patient Portal (Log in for your personal online SCHC information)

    Please bring the following documents with you at the time of your appointment.

    1. Proof of identification (picture ID, driver’s license or passport)
    2. Contact Information (address, phone numbers, and email)
    3. Insurance Card / Proof of Insurance
    4. For Self-Pay Patients / Uninsured Patients - Proof of income for each working family member [current pay stubs (2 if paid bi-weekly, 4 if paid weekly) or letter from employer on company letterhead with contact information)
    5. Social Security card if you have one
    6. Any Prescriptions Currently Taking
    7. Immunization Card (for Pediatric appointments)
    8. Guardianship Forms


    Suncoast provides services on a sliding fee scale based on schedule E (100%), D (75%), C (50%) B (25%) A ($15) standard fee according to family income and number of family members in the household.

  • MAKE A PAYMENT ONLINE NOW

    CLICK HERE TO MAKE A PAYMENT ONLINE

    Privacy Policy

    We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site. We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page(s) you visited. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone.

    Security Policy

    Your payment and personal information is always safe. Our SSL software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet.

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    Suncoast Community Health Centers discounts services for patients with incomes at or below 175% of the Federal Poverty Line in accordance with the established sliding fee scale.

    You may qualify for a sliding fee for your medical, dental, laboratory, and medication needs. This program is intended to provide health care for people who otherwise may not receive it. You are expected to pay the discounted rate or minimum fee for services. If you cannot pay at the time of service, please make arrangements for payments.

  • How does it work?

    1. Qualify: You may qualify for a discount from our already discounted fees.
    2. Register: Schedule an appointment today with an experienced financial counselor who will register you with the pricing that fits your budget.
  • What do you mean by income?

    Income means your paycheck before deductions, pension, retirement, or social security income, cash child support, alimony, workers compensation payments, etc. from all sources in the household. All services are eligible for a sliding fee.

  • What do you consider a family?

    • Wife, Husband and Children
    • Mother, Father, and Child
    • Husband and Wife
    • Mother and Child
    • Father and Child

     

  • If other family members live in the household, please provide documentation such as:

    • Tax Returns
    • Power of Attorney
    • Guardianship
    • Court Documentation
    • Legal Documents stating financial responsibility
    • Care Taker documentation- must state the patient's name and caretaker's name


    The following items may be used as a proof of entire household income:

    • Gross wages (paystubs showing 1 month's worth of income, 4 paystubs if paid weekly or 2 if paid biweekly) of each spouse or household income and household size
    • SSI/SSDI (Social Security Income/Social Security Disability Income) letter or bank statement showing amount being deposited on a monthly basis
    • Pension/Annuities/Alimony
    • Child Support (court order showing amount entitled to receive or notarized letter of paying parent)
    • Unemployment – letter from unemployment facility or bank statement showing amount entitled to receive
    • Worker's Compensation/Retirement/Cash Assistance
    • Tax Return Form
    • Suncoast Financial Support Statement/Self Declaration of Income form (provided at your appointment)
    • Suncoast Employment Verification form if paid cash (provided at your appointment)
  • We accept any of the following as proof of income:

    • Gross wages (paystubs showing 1 month’s worth of income, 4 paystubs if paid weekly or 2 if paid biweekly) of each spouse or household income and household size
    • SSI/SSDI (Social Security Income/Social Security Disability Income) letter or bank statement showing amount being deposited on a monthly basis
    • Pension/Annuities/Alimony
    • Child Support (court order showing amount entitled to receive or notarized letter of paying parent)
    • Unemployment – letter from unemployment facility or bank statement showing amount entitled to receive
    • Worker’s Compensation/Retirement/Cash Assistance
    • Tax Return Form
    • Suncoast Financial Support Statement/Self Declaration of Income form (provided at your appointment)
    • Suncoast Employment Verification form if paid cash (provided at your appointment)

     

  • Please be advised that sliding scales require a deposit amount at the time of each office visit during the check-in process. The amount of deposit is applied towards your share of the total charges for services rendered (including laboratory testing).

  • Insurance Insurance

    We proudly accept the following insurance plans:

    *subject to change. Please call 813.653.6100 for an up-to-date list.

    MEDICAL PLANS

    Medicaid

    Aetna Better Health

    Humana Medicaid

    Simply Healthcare

    Sunshine

    UHC Medicaid

    Medicaid Specialty Plans

    Clear Health Alliance

    Sunshine- CMS (Title XIX or Title XXI)

    Florida Community Care

    FL Healthy Kids

    Aetna Better Health Healthy Kids

    Simply Healthcare Healthy Kids

    Medicare **WE DO NOT ACCEPT UHC MEDICARE OR HUMANA MEDICARE PLANS**

    Aetna Medicare Assure Plus PPO and HMO

    Florida Blue Medicare Advantage - Select Advantage PPO, Classic Advantage HMO, Classic Plus Advantage HMO, BlueMedicare Value PPO

    Florida Blue Medicare Supplement - Advantage 65

    Molina Medicare

    Sunshine Medicare (Allwell) **WELLCARE DUAL MEDICARE (Insured ID's begin with C only)**

    United Healthcare Dual

    Other Public

    Migrant Education Services Medical

    RCMA Medical

    Private/Commercial Insurance** WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY OSCAR INSURANCE**

    Aetna Meritain

    Aetna PPO, Choice POS, HMO, EPO   **WE DO NOT ACCEPT AETNA TOUFAYAN BAKERIES**

    Blue Cross & Blue Shield - PPO, Florida Blue, Blue Select Commercial, Blue Care HMO, Premera BCBS (Amazon PPO), Choice POS     **WE DO NOT ACCEPT "MY BLUE"**

    Cigna - Open Access, PPO, HMO and POS

    GWH - Cigna-Medical Only **WE DO NOT ACCEPT CIGNA BAYCARE PLAN OR LOCAL PLUS PLANS **

    Humana - PPO, HMO, POS, EPO, Open Access

    Multi Plan-Aliera Care, First Health Network Axis

    Point Comfort Underwriters-Unaccompanied Children's Program

    Tricare East

    UMR - UHC Choice Plus

    UMR - Tampa Tank-Medical

    UHC - Commercial, All Savers, Choice Plus, Choice Plus HMO, Golden Rule, Neighborhood Health

    HCHCP

    Medical PCP (Network C)

    Exchange Plans

    Florida Blue - Network Blue, Blue Options - Bronze, Silver, and Gold

    Humana Market Exchange

    Molina Healthcare Marketplace Medical

    Sunshine Ambetter Medical

    VA Services

    Champ VA

    Veterans Choice Program

     

    SPECIALTY PLANS

    Podiatry Plans

    Aetna-Medicare & Commercial - All plans that Medical Accepts

    BCBS-Florida Blue - All plans that Medical Accepts

    Cigna - All Plans that Medical Accepts

    HCHCP - Requires Prior Authorization

    Medicaid & Medicaid Specialty Plans - see Medical list

    Medicare 

    Sunshine Ambetter, Medicare-Allwell

    Tricare East - Requires Prior Authorization

    United Health Care Commercial

    Vision Care

    HCHCP

    Medicaid

    My I-CARE

    Opticare Managed Vision

    Superior Vision Services

    Behavioral Health Plans

    Aetna-Medicaid, Commercial & Medicare

    Beacon-Humana Medicaid & Simply Healthcare Medicaid

    Cenpatico -Sunshine Medicaid & CMS Title XIX, XXI

    Cenpatico -Sunshine Ambetter

    Cigna (Evernorth)

    FL Healthy Kids-Aetna Better Health &Simply Health Kids

    Medicaid

    Medicare

    Molina-Medicare & Molina Marketplace

    Sunshine Medicare Allwell-Wellcare Dual

    Tricare

    UHC Medicaid & Commercial

     

    DENTAL PLANS

    Medicaid Dental Plans

    Dentaquest

    Liberty

    MCNA

    Full Medicaid

    Medicaid Specialty Plan

    Envolve (Title XXI only)

    FL Healthy Kids

    Liberty

    MCNA

    Medicare

    **WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY MEDICARE FOR DENTAL**

    Other Public Dental Plan

    Community Dental Health Plan

    Head Start Early Head Start

    RCMA

    Private/Commercial Dental Plans

    Aetna - Dental (Choice, PPO)

    Delta Dental

    Guardian

    MetLife - Dental

    Point Comfort Underwriters

    Tricare only if they have either (United Concordia {active duty} or Delta Dental {Retiree}

    United Concordia

    HCHCP DENTAL

    Dental (any network)

    Exchange Plans DENTAL

    **WE DO NOT ACCEPT EXCHANGE PLANS FOR DENTAL**

  • SCHC
  • Payments Payments

    Suncoast Community Health Centers, a not-for-profit organization, provides high quality, affordable health care to southern and eastern Hillsborough County and OB in Lakeland, FL. We believe that each and every community member is entitled to quality health care. No patient will be turned away because of inability to pay.


    Suncoast accepts the following forms of payment:

    • Cash
    • Money Order
    • Credit/Debit Cards
    • Medicare
    • Medicaid
    • Hillsborough County Health Care Plan (HCHCP)
    • Healthy Kids
    • Commercial/Private Insurance

     

  • Military and Veterans Military and Veterans

    VETERANS PROUDLY SERVING VETERANS!

    YOU HONORED YOUR OATH, AND SO DO WE.

    Now Accepting:  

    • Tricare
    • Delta Dental
    • MetLife Dental

    Call us to set up an appointment at any location 813-653-6100

    If you’re a veteran waiting more than 30 days for an appointment at the VA or have to travel more than 40 miles from your home, you can receive the compassionate, personalized care you deserve from your local Suncoast Community Health Centers doctor.

  • Need Coverage?

    Our team of experts can determine if you qualify for health coverage. If you do, they can help you enroll. And if not, they can determine how much you will pay for your services. No one is ever turned away from Suncoast, regardless of their ability to pay. So what are you waiting for? Schedule an appointment today and start getting the best health care under the sun. Call (813) 653-6100 to schedule an appointment or learn more.