Medicare and MEHOP – Benefiting your Benefits

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If you are currently covered by Medicare or will be in the near future, there are some interesting facts about MEHOP that you may not be aware of.

  • MEHOP accepts Medicare and Medicare Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Medicare waives the Part B deductible for covered services at MEHOP because we are a  Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • Medicare waives patient cost-sharing requirements for most Medicare covered preventive services
  • MEHOP offers prescription assistance and savings programs that are only available through FQHC’s
  • MEHOP offers Case Management services to assist patients with referrals for specialists and diagnostic testing
  • MEHOP always accepts new Medicare patients
  • MEHOP offers discounts on fees for services based on household income, if eligible, for non-Medicare covered services such as Dental
  • MEHOP has three clinical locations in Bay City and offers five types of primary healthcare services; Family Medical, Family Dental, Behavioral Health (counseling & psychiatry), OB/GYN, and Pediatrics
  • MEHOP offers discount eye exam vouchers and discounted costs for eye glasses
  • MEHOP offers free transportation to MEHOP appointments (lab and eligibility only appointments excluded)
  • MEHOP Family Medical has extended hours until 9pm Monday – Friday and is also open on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • MEHOP has an after hours on-call number patients can use to contact a nurse after hours should a medical question arise
  • MEHOP is a recognized Patient – Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance

To learn more about MEHOP visit To contact us call 979-245-2008.