About COMTREA Health Center Herculaneum Dental Clinic
This clinic operates under a SLIDING SCALE model.This means that it MAY NOT be free depending on your income.You will be required to prove financial need in order to receive free services or services at a reduced cost.In order to get more information on this clinic, click on the icons below. You may be required to join for free in order to access full contact information.
Services: Dental Clinic Services
Medicaid (MO Health Net)
Missouri's Medicaid program is called MO HealthNet. MO HealthNet covers qualified medical expenses for individuals who meet certain eligibility requirements. Eligible individuals receive a "MO HealthNet Identification Care" or a letter from the Family Support Division identifying them as eligible for certain medical care services.
Medicare is a health insurance program for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities, and all ages with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant).
Sliding Fee Scale
The sliding fee scale is in place to meet the needs of the uninsured or underinsured, providing reduced costs to most services for those who qualify. No one will be denied access to services at COMTREA, as services are offered regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. The sliding fee scale includes primary care, dental care, and behavioral health.
Download the Sliding Fee Scale Application (review form for additional required documentation)
Medicaid Presumptive Eligibility
With eligibility, receive temporary Medicaid or CHIP for immediate care.
Presumptive eligibility is determined by providing the individual's name, household size, and estimated monthly income.
Designed for pregnant women and children under of age of 19 to receive immediate, temporary coverage.
Since this is a sliding fee scale clinic, we have provided the Federal Poverty Guidelines below. Visit the COMTREA Health Center Herculaneum Dental Clinic website listed above to see what the level is needed for free care.
Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2022
|Persons In Family Household||Poverty Guideline Salary per year|
For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get reduced or free services from some clinics, they use a sliding fee scale based on your income.When they use a sliding fee scale, the 100% rate can be different than 100%. In those cases, using for example a 200% federal poverty level, you will only need double the 100% number listed above to 200%.