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Health Insurance We Accept

Eligibility Office

SarasotaNorth Port Health Center

We accept most insurance plans, including Medicaid and Medicare. 

The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) accepts most health insurance plans, whether you have Medicaid, Medicare or private coverage. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are committed to providing access to affordable care to as many people as possible. We are striving to become your accredited Patient-Centered Medical Home.

What if I don't have insurance or my insurance isn't accepted?
We offer a sliding fee scale; the cost of most services depends on your ability to pay as determined by our Eligibility Office. If you need insurance, our Certified Application Counselors may be help you find coverage (there is no fee for this assistance).

Do I need a Health Card if I have insurance?
If your insurance is listed below, you do not need a Health Card (sometimes called a Clinic Card) to receive health services covered by your plan. You may be eligible for reduced deductibles and fees that are not covered by your insurance plan. Please stop by and see our Eligibility Specialists to find out. Without a reduced-fee Health Card, uncovered deductibles and services are billed at 100%. Co-pays are required at the time of service.

Insurance plans accepted at DOH-Sarasota 

Below is a list of health insurance accepted at DOH-Sarasota. Although we strive to keep this information updated, this list may not reflect the most recent changes. This list is intended for informational purposes only and does not guarantee that your insurance plan includes DOH-Sarasota or its providers in its network. Please double-check with your insurance provider (see below).

Please check this webpage often as this information is subject to change. We are negotiating contracts with other insurers for later in the year. Check back for any updates.

Do you have Medicaid?
Changes to Medicaid mean you will receive your health care services through a Medicaid Managed Care plan. Our Certified Application Counselors can help help you enroll in a managed care plan.

  • PRIVATE INSURANCE Individual Plans
  • DENTAL Plans
  • Integral Quality Care
  • Prestige Health Choice
  • Sunshine Health
  • WellCare Health Plans, Inc. or in our area Florida HealthEase (switching all their plans into the Florida Staywell line)
  • Freedom Health Cardiovascular - starting January, 2015
  • Freedom Health COPD - starting January, 2015
  • Freed Health CHF - starting January, 2015
  • Freedom Health Diabetes - starting January, 2015
  • Clear Health Alliance
  • Sunshine Child Welfare
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (Florida Blue)
  • Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (Florida Blue)
  • Health Options
  •  AvMed (Commercial) Plans: Commercial/Group HMO, POS & Choice Members
  • Better Health - MMA plan active in Manatee, DeSoto & Hardee
  • Healthy Kids (includes Dentaquest, Argus Dental, and Amerigroup)
  • MCNA (Prestige and Integral)
  • Sunshine
  • Liberty Dental (Wellcare and Staywell)