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CFCCC Resource Guide

HEALTH CARE SERVICES

Health Care Services

 

A-1 Hearing Aid Center

Hearing Aids, accepts Public Aid.

1627 W. Belmont Ave.

773-477-1069

 

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Audiology & Vestibular Department

Accepts Medicaid

(773) 296-7136

 

Hearing Aid Referral for Medicaid

Accepts Medicaid; one hearing aid per year.

Questions regarding hearing aid purchase, call (800) 545-2200

 

Lincoln Park Hospital      550 West Webster (773) 883-3711 & 883-2000

Chicago Hearing Society 2001 North Clybourn      (773) 248-9121

Children’s Memorial Hospital (under 18 yrs. of age only): 2300 Children’s Plaza        (773) 880-4530

Schwab Rehab      1401 South California     (773) 522-5880

Mt. Sinai              15th Street at California   (773) 257-0466

 

All Kids

 

All Kids Program is a complete healthcare program for every child in Illinois 18 or younger. Every child, regardless of medical conditions or income, has access to healthcare. Illinois’ FamilyCare health insurance covers parents but there is a limit to how much income parents can have to get FamilyCare.

 

All Kids Hotline 1-866-All-KIDS (1-866-255-5437)
TTY 1-877-204-1012

http://www.allkids.com/

hfs.webmaster@illinois.gov

 

American Academy Of Environmental Medicine

 

Write or call for information and doctors in the area. Acceptance of Medicare, Medicaid, HMOs, and sliding scale depends on individual doctors.

American Financial Center, Suite 625

7701 E. Kellogg, Suite 625

Wichita, KS 67207-1705

316-684-5500

fax: 316-684-5709

Email: administrator@aaem.com

Website: http://www.aaem.com/

Contact an environmental doctor near you.

 

American Cancer Society

 

Check this site for news of free cancer screening:

www.cancer.org/

or call 800-227-2345 for breast cancer detection kit, events, and to speak to someone about cancer.

 

Bureau of Primary Health Care

 

This Web site will help you find a clinic that will give you medical care, even if you have no medical insurance or money.

http://ask.hrsa.gov/pc/

 

Community Alternatives Unlimited

A not-for-profit case management Agency that serves the North Side of Chicago and the Northern Suburbs of Cook and Lake Counties. Provides services for persons with disabilities, including developmental disabilities, mental health, hearing, visual and physical impairments. Also provides medical case management for indigent pregnant women and children; persons in nursing home facilities with medical and emotional needs, and individuals in the Chicago metro area with multiple needs.

 

8765 West Higgins Road, Suite 300
Chicago, Illinois 60631

773-867-4000
fax: 773-867-4165
TTY: 773-867-4168

http://www.cau.org

 

Community Health Clinic

Provides treatment for common symptoms.

 

Clinic hours are Monday-Thursday 9 AM-9 PM; Friday 9 AM-4 PM; Saturday 9 AM-1 PM. Provides free medical care for those who do not have medical insurance and do not receive Medicare, Medicaid, or Public Aid, and who cannot otherwise afford medical care. Appointments are necessary.

 

2611 West Chicago Avenue

Chicago IL 60622

Ph: 773-395-9900

 

CVS Pharmacy

MinuteClinic

 

Board-certified practitioners diagnose, treat and write prescriptions (when clinically appropriate) for a variety of common family illnesses to patients 18 months and older (24 months and older in Massachusetts).

MinuteClinic is in-network with most major insurers, so patients are responsible for either their copay or the price clearly listed on their treatments and services menu. Treatments cost between $30 and $110. For those who are uninsured or prefer to pay out-of-pocket, MinuteClinic accepts cash, checks and credit cards.

No appointment necessary, open 7 days a week.


866-389-2727 or e-mail
customercare@minuteclinic.com
http://www.minuteclinic.com/en/USA/

 

Evanston/Rodgers Park Family Health/Howard Street Clinic

 

A new, federally funded health clinic operating on a sliding scale, chartered to serve all who come through its doors. Created as a joint effort between United Power for Action and Justice and Access Community Health Network. Has Spanish-speaking doctor on staff (Se Habla Español).

 

1555 West Howard Street

Chicago, IL 60626

Medical: 773-764-7146

Dental: 773-764-3425

 

FamilyCare is a part of All Kids

(1-866-255-5437)

http://www.familycareillinois.com/

 

The Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Clinic of Michigan

 

Dr. Edward Conley of Michigan is an osteopath who has been involved in CFS research and treatment for five years. He has worked with Dr. Paul Cheney, has founded the Fatigue Clinic of Michigan, and teaches at Michigan State University. His office accepts Medicare and preferred provider plans. He can be reached at:

G3273-A Beecher Road, Flint, MI 48532    

Ph: 810-230-8677

http://www.cfids.com/About_Dr_Conley.html

 

The Cheney Clinic

Dr. Paul Cheney

One Vanderbilt Park Dr., Suite 230

Asheville, NC 28803

828-274-6665

New patients accepted but there is a waiting list.

Initial cost is $6-9000 (fees subject to change). Fee for service; no insurance of any kind accepted. No discount to PWCs; no housecalls; no hospital affiliation

 

Midwest College for Study of Oriental Medicine

A free clinic near Montrose and Broadway in Chicago. Acupuncture etc.

 

Midwest College of Oriental Medicine
4334 North Hazel Suite 206
Chicago, Illinois 60613

Ph: 773-975-1295

Website: http://www.acupuncture.edu/midwest/

 

Mobile Doctors
Medical Doctors who make House Calls


1229 N. North Branch Suite 210
Chicago Illinois 60622
312-939-5090
Fax: 312-640-4496
www.mobiledoctors.com

 

Mycoplasma Registry

The American Gulf War Veterans Association presents an on-line patient registration and survey form.

Sean & Leslee Dudley

303 47th St J10

San Diego, CA 92102

Tel/fax: 619-266-1116

http://www.gulfwarvets.com/micop.htm

Email: mailto:mycoreg@juno.com

 

National Kidney Foundation

 

Kidney Early Evaluation Program

KEEP is a free kidney health screening program designed to raise awareness about kidney disease among high risk individuals and provide free testing.

http://www.kidney.org/news/keep/index.cfm

National Kidney Foundation, Inc., 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016, 1-800-622-9010

 

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

People with a physical disability may be eligible to participate in the recreational or competitive sports opportunities offered by the Wirtz Sports Program or membership in the Galvin Health & Fitness. Membership Initiation Fee The membership initiation fee should be submitted along with a completed medical form. RIC patient referral (medical form completed by a RIC physician) - $20 Non RIC patient referral (medical form completed by a non-RIC physician) - $35 Yearly Maintenance Fee Health club members pay a nominal yearly maintenance payable from September 1 - December 31 of each year. 710 N. LSD, Third Floor Chicago, Il 60611

(312) 238-5001

312-238-5017 fax http://www.ric.org/conditions/community/fitness/membership.aspx

 

 

Roadback Foundation

Low dose antibiotic treatment for several illnesses, including FMS and CFS.

 

P.O. Box 410184
Cambridge, MA 02141

Ph: 614-227-1556 (Voicemail)

Website: www.roadback.org

e-mail: rbfcontact@roadback.org

 

St. Basil’s Free Clinic for Healing

Medical services only at this time. Call for an appointment.

No charge; donations appreciated. Patient must show proof of income.

 

1850 West Garfield Boulevard

Chicago, IL 60609-5607

Ph: 773-436-4758

 

Suburban Primary Health Care Council - Access to Care

Purpose is to help residents of suburban Cook County and northwest Chicago with limited incomes that are not eligible for Medicaid or Medicare and are without insurance to receive primary health services. There is an annual enrollment fee, and clients must meet eligibility requirements.

 

2225 Enterprise Dr.

Suite 2504

Westchester, IL 60154

Ph: 708-531-0680

Fax: 708-531-0686

Email: contact@accesstocare.org

Website: http://www.sphcc.org/

 

Symptom Checker

This site will help you gauge the seriousness of your symptoms.

http://symptomchecker.about.com/

 

For those concerned about upcoming surgery and hospital stay, here’s some info: http://www.anapsid.org:80/cnd/drugs/anesthesia.html

 

Also, here is a useful list of hospital protocols for MCS patients (according to Southwest General Health Center, Middleburg Heights, OH): http://ieq.nibs.org:80/rooms/app_c.php

 

Walgreen’s Take Care Clinics

 

Family Nurse Practitioners or Physicians Assistants available for patients over 18 months. No appointment necessary. Open seven days a week and weeknights.

Practice limited to: respiratory illnesses, seasonal allergies, skin conditions, diagnostic testing, minor injuries, wellness, vaccinations, and physicals.

Patients with insurance: one-time, copayment is required on the day you visit. If you do not have insurance, cash payments average $59-$80.

Physicals and vaccinations are priced individually. See their prices listed online or in store.

1-866-Take-Care (1-866-825-3227).

http://www.takecarehealth.com/welcome-to-take-care.aspx