Help for the Uninsured

Monitor health status to identify community health problems.

Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.

Free and low cost healthcare options for Licking County residents

Medicaid (Medical Card)

Ohio Medicaid provides coverage to the following groups:

Children, Pregnant Women and Families People with disabilties. Older adults (age 65 and older).
Women with breast and/or cervical cancer Other types of assistance: -Medicare Premium, Disability Medical, Refugee Medical, Alien Emergency Medical

To qualify for Medicaid, a person must meet basic requirements: be a U.S. citizen or meet Medicaid citizenship requirements; be an Ohio resident; have or get a social security number; and meet certain financial requirements. Go to the Ohio Benefits website for more information.

Ohio High Risk Pool Plans

Have you been turned down for health coverage because of a pre-existing condition? Have you been without insurance for more than six months? If you answered yes to these questions, you might be eligible for Ohio High Risk Pool plans administered by Medical Mutual of Ohio. More info...

Free and Reduced Cost Clinics

Community Health Clinic 144 W. Main Street Newark, Ohio 43055 (740) 345-1113

Family Health Services of East Central Ohio 155 McMillen Drive Newark, OH 43055 (740) 344-9291 or 1-800-688-3266 Email -

Licking County Health Department 675 Price Rd. Newark OH 43055 (740) 349-6535

Sliding Fee and Uncompensated Care

Licking Memorial Hospital and Licking Memorial Health System Doctors participate in a program that may allow patients to pay a reduced charge for services, or even to pay no fee at all. Eligibility is based on income level. When you make and appointment to visit a LMHS healthcare provider, ask about "uncompensated care". There is an application that must be completed and proof of income may be required. It is up to you, as the patient, to request to participate in this program. Call Licking Memorial Hospital or your doctor for more information.

Prescription Drug Assistance

Free Prescription Drug Discount Card - Click Here

Health Care Reform - Affordable Care Act

The Health Insurance Marketplace helps uninsured people find health coverage. Visit for infomation on plans and tax credits.



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We will be more than happy to assist you if you have any questions you cannot get answered here.

Phone : (740) 349-6535 (24/7 Number to Report Public Health Emergencies or Reportable Infectious Diseases)
Fax : (740) 349-6510

Office Location: 675 Price Rd., Newark OH 43055 Map

Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8AM-5PM (plus some evening clinic hours)