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how to become a patient

If the high cost makes health insurance and health care out of your reach, the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic may be able to help.  The Clinic has recently expanded its eligibility criteria to ensure access to care for those who don’t qualify for Medicaid, but can’t afford health insurance.

eligibility criteria

If you are uninsured:

  • a resident of Gloucester, Mathews, or lower King and Queen County 

  • at least 18 years of age and not Medicare-eligible

  • must not have private insurance or veteran's benefits 

  • household income at or below:

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If you are a Medicaid patient from Medicaid Expansion:

GMCC currently accepts:

  • Optima Family Care

  • Anthem Healthkeepers Plus

  • Aetna Better Health of Virginia

required documents for screening appointment

At your screening appointment, you must provide the following documentation for everyone listed on your latest tax return.

  1. last two months' pay stubs

  2. most recent 1040 tax return and;

    • a copy of any W2s, or 1099s​

    • IF SELF EMPLOYED, a copy of schedule C

  3. proof of all other form of income;

    • unemployment checks/letter of determination​* ​
      (If unemployed and not receiving unemployment benefits, you will be asked to have a friend or family member to complete the GMCC Letter of Support - which confirms you are unemployed with no income and how expenses are being met. The GMCC Letter of Support is available at the Clinic Administration Office.)

    • child support/alimony checks or court decree

    • social security/disability/widow/widowers benefits letter

    • food stamps benefits letter

    • TANF determination letter

  4. copy of driver's license or state ID

  5. proof of residence (utility bill, vehicle title, etc.)

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