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Eligibility Requirements

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Referral from your Primary Care Provider


Income must be equal to or less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Level


Residency in Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Franklin, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Wakulla, Walton, or Washington County


Must NOT have medical insurance of any kind

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At BayCares, we want to bring more people together to help out and offer a wider range of specialty services for our patients. By increasing the number of providers who volunteer, we can make sure our patients have access to a variety of care options. Our goal is to build a community where everyone can find the help they need.

Qualification Process

After your Primary Care Provider faxes your referral to BayCares, a Care Coordinator will contact you to schedule your qualification appointment. Please plan to bring the following items to your first visit:


Social Security Card

& Photo ID


Proof of Household Income (pay stubs, Social Security, child support, etc.)


Food Stamp Letter

(if applicable)


Proof of Medicaid Application


Vocational Rehabilitation Letter

(if applicable)

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