HelpCare Eligibility

We see patients by appointment only. In order to be seen at HelpCare, patients have to meet three qualifying criteria.

For Emergencies: Call 911 or Visit the ER

Qualifiers

Residence

The patient must live or work in Buffalo County, Kearney County, or Phelps County in Nebraska.

Insurance

The patient cannot have health insurance in any form
(including Medicaid or Medicare).

Income

The patient must earn an annual household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.

2022 Poverty Level Guidelines

Persons in Family/Household Poverty Guideline 200% Federal Poverty Guideline (FPL)
1 $13,590 $27,180
2 $18,310 $36,620
3 $23,030 $46,060
4 $27,750 $55,500
5 $32,470 $64,940
6 $37,190 $74,380
7 $41,910 $83,820
8 $46,630 $93,260

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,720 for each additional.

Buffalo County Kearney County Phelps County
Amherst
Elm Creek
Gibbon
Kearney
Miller
Odessa
Pleasanton
Poole
Ravenna
Riverdale
Shelton
Minden
Axtell
Heartwell
Norman
Wilcox
Keene
Lowell
Newark
Holdrege
Funk
Bertrand
Loomis
Atlanta

“I was sick, and you cared for me.”

-Matthew 25:36

(308) 224-2392

3015 Avenue A, Kearney

Office@HelpCareClinic.com