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Discounted Rates

Reduced fees for Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) services are available through our sliding fee program for qualifying individuals.  The Sliding Fee program can significantly reduce the cost of office visits and/or behavioral health and dental services.

For more information or to see if you qualify, please contact your local Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center. 

Sliding Fee Income Chart

Sliding Fee Application and Letter

What is the Sliding Fee Program?

The Sliding Fee Program is a federally funded program that provides a discount to patients who are uninsured or underinsured. This program allows qualifying patients to receive physician office/Behavioral Health/Dental services at UGL at a reduced rate after any insurance, if applicable, has processed the claim.

A minimum co-payment is due at the time of service for all discounted services received.

Who is eligible for the Sliding Fee Program?

Uninsured and underinsured patients may qualify for the Sliding Fee Program. Patients currently enrolled in other discounted health care programs such as the Western Upper Peninsula Health Access Coalition (WUPHAC), Marquette County Access Coalition or local Charitable Care Programs are encouraged to apply. Federal guidelines require us to take household size and household income into consideration when determining an applicant’s eligibility.

Where does the Sliding Fee Program apply?

The Sliding Fee Program applies to qualifying patients who receive services at any Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center location.

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.