Health CheckHealth Check<p><span style="line-height:1.6;"><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Health Check (Medicaid) and NC Health Choice for Children programs provide free or low cost health insurance to children and teens who qualify. Health Check (Medicaid) is North Carolina's Medicaid program for children. NC Health Choice is health insurance for children of working families who don't qualify for Health Check (Medicaid) but who may not be able to afford private insurance. The programs are funded by a combination of federal, state and county governments. For more information regarding Health Check or Health Choice, contact your local Health Check Coordinator who is specially trained to assist you with your child's access to free or low cost health care and health care insurance.</span></p><p><strong>Eligibility </strong></p><p>Your child may qualify for free or low-cost health insurance if:</p><ul><li><span style="line-height:1.6;">Your family's monthly income meets the income level guidelines in the table below</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height:1.6;">Your child is less than 19 years old (up to 21 in some cases)</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height:1.6;">Your child has a valid Social Security number.</span></li></ul><p><strong>Monthly Incomes</strong></p><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Use th</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">e chart be</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">low to find your family's size and monthly income (before payroll deductions). Families who </span><strong style="line-height:1.6;">earn more</strong><span style="line-height:1.6;"> than the listed amount </span><strong style="line-height:1.6;">may still qualify</strong><span style="line-height:1.6;"> if they have child-care or work-related expenses, or are making court-ordered child support payments. Fill out an </span><a href="http://www.nchealthystart.org/hchc/2012_application_english.pdf" style="line-height:1.6;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">application</font></span></a><span style="line-height:1.6;"> today to see if your child is eligible.​</span></p>

 

 

Contact Us<p></p><p>700 East Parker Road<br>Morganton, NC  28655</p><p><strong>​Phone:</strong><br>828-764-9150</p><p><strong>Fax (General): </strong> <br>828-764-9153</p><p><strong>Fax (Medical Records):</strong><br>​828-764-9155​​​</p><p><strong>Hours of Operation</strong>:<br>8am - 5pm, Monday-Friday<br>Please call us to schedule an appointment.</p><p><strong><strong style="line-height:20.8px;"><strong style="line-height:20.8px;">After Hours Public Health Emergency Contact Information:​</strong></strong><br style="line-height:20.8px;"><span style="line-height:20.8px;">​</span></strong><span style="line-height:1.6;">I</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">f you need to report a potential life-threat</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">e</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">ning public health issue, situation, outbreak, or disaster, after 5:00 pm on weekdays or on</span><span style="line-height:1.6;"> the weekend, you should dial emergency management's non-emergency number at 828-437-1911 . Please ask emergency management to contact the health director to return your call about a potential public health issue, situation, outbreak, or disaster.</span></p><div><span style="line-height:1.6;">​</span></div>https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=91https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=91https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartmentAshley.Rink@burkenc.org | Ashley Rink | 693A30232E777C6275726B655C6173686C65792E72696E6B i:0#.w|burke\ashley.rink6/3/2016 1:47:21 PM03238aspxhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/AllItems.aspxFalse