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Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) is dedicated to providing high-quality health care for all people in the Upper Great Lakes region regardless of their ability to pay.

Paying for Care
UGL participates with Medicare, Medicaid, Medicaid HMOs such as Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP), all Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Tricare, and many other insurance programs. Dental patients with Medicare may be eligible for discounted rates through the sliding fee program. UGL will courtesy bill for all commercial insurances. Please bring your insurance card to your appointment.

Payment for Services
Co-pays, deductibles, and services not covered by insurance plans are due on the day of service.

Click here to pay your bill online.


Sliding Fee Program for Discounted Rates
Reduced fees for UGL services are available through our sliding fee program for qualified individuals. This program can significantly reduce the cost of office visits.

Prescription Assistance 
Prescriptions may be available at a discounted rate for qualified individuals.

Financial Services/Billing Questions
Free financial counseling services and screening for payment assistance programs are provided to all patients requesting assistance. A financial counselor is available to answer any questions about insurance coverage or discuss payment options.

For additional information or questions, billing representatives can be reached at 906-483-1130.

Health Insurance Application Support
UGL provides education and assistance to individuals seeking health coverage options. For more information see Enrollment.

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility.
UGL receives funding from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has Federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims for itself and its covered individuals.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS26511 Health Center Cluster, total award amount of $1,839,050 with 89.9 % financed from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.