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Services for Uninsured Residents in Escambia County

We receive many requests for help with services for the uninsured population in our community.  Escambia County is home to more than 77,000 uninsured residents, whether it be becuase they cannot afford their own private health insurance or because they make too much money for Medicaid or Medicare.  Some residents are considered uninsured because they have "coverage" under the Medicaid-Medically Needy program.  This program is designed so that each patient has a monthly threshold amount they must cover themselves before their Medicaid coverage "kicks in".  For some patients, that amount is $

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