Lancaster Health Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Welsh Mountain Health Centers in New Holland, Pennsylvania, are merging. Together they will provide primary care, dental care, behavioral health, and social services throughout Lancaster and Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Lancaster Health Center and Welsh Mountain Health Centers are two local community health centers that have provided primary health care to people in the Lancaster-Lebanon communities for 50 years. They will provide a network of care and widen their reach to make sure more people in more communities have access to the care they need to get and stay healthy.
Lancaster Health Center and Welsh Mountain Health Centers will expand their services. Fees and services will stay the same. Both will continue to care for people with no insurance, commercial insurance, Medical Assistance or Medicare. They will also continue their Sliding Fee Discount Program, which offers a discounted rate or nominal fee for medical and preventive dental services offered at their centers based on household income and size. They will continue to provide primary care, dental care, behavioral health, and social services at existing locations.
Welsh Mountain Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), a non-profit community based health organization. An FQHC provides comprehensive primary health, oral, mental health and substance abuse services to persons in all stages of the life cycle.
Lancaster Health Center is a nationally recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home based on their approach to providing health care services that reflect the cultures, values, and needs of the individuals they serve.
This was reported by Welsh Mountain Health Centers November 10, 2020.
Contact information: Welsh Mountain Health Centers, 584 Springville, New Holland, Pennsylvania 17557; 717-354-4711; Website: https://welshmountain.com
Contact information: Lancaster Health Center, 304 North Water Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603; 717-299-6371; Website: https://lancasterhealthcenter.org