Our Services

 
HealthLinc is committed to serving you and your family – when you are healthy and when you are sick or injured. By following a Patient Centered Medical Home model, HealthLinc can provide primary care that is coordinated, comprehensive, and accessible in order to achieve improved healthcare outcomes and satisfaction for you and your family.

 

Medical Care

As a primary care clinic, HealthLinc offers the following medical services to people of all ages:

  • Primary and preventive care
  • Physical examinations
  • Health and wellness education
  • Chronic diseases management
  • Gynecology
  • After hours care
  • Breast and cervical cancer screenings
  • Well child checks
  • Immunizations
  • Employment physicals
  • Laboratory work and x-rays (on-site or via referral)

 


 

Dental Care

Research shows that good dental health often means overall good health. HealthLinc is proud to offer comprehensive dental services in our Valparaiso and Michigan City clinics. The following services are available to adults and children:

  • Examinations
  • x-rays
  • Treatment planning
  • Cleaning/Dental hygiene
  • Extractions
  • Fillings
  • Full and partial dentures
  • Crowns
  • Children’s dentistry
  • Patient education
  • Referrals

 


 

Behavioral Care

Behavioral Care: Coping with the stress of hectic, demanding lives can sometimes be difficult. Our psychological frame of mind impacts our physical health just as physical conditions impact our emotions. HealthLinc’s behavioral health consultants (BHCs) are here to help you with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Other conditions that may be impacting your health
  • Making healthy lifestyle choices, especially if you need to manage a chronic condition like diabetes or high blood pressure

 

Our BHCs (Porter-Starke Services, Swanson Center, and Oaklawn) work in our clinic alongside the providers as part of your care team and help develop your health goals. Their services and any treatment you might receive are confidential, just like all your medical information.

 


 

Vision Care

Caring for your vision doesn’t begin and end with eyeglasses, contact lenses, and corneal modification surgeries like Lasik. There are many things you can do to maximize and protect the visual tools you currently have. An essential component of healthy vision is a regularly-scheduled comprehensive eye examination. Optometrists are specially trained to detect and treat problems and conditions of the eye and can help you get the most from your vision. HealthLinc provides the following:

  • Primary and Preventative Care
  • Medical Eye Services
  • Adult Visual Examinations
  • Annual School Vision Evaluations
  • Dilated Retinal Evaluations for Diabetes, Cataracts, and Glaucoma
  • Retinal Photography
  • Medicaid and Medicare Insurance Accepted
  • Sliding Scale Fees Available
  • Written Spectacle Prescriptions
  • Coordination of Surgical Referrals

 


 

Pharmacy

Prescription drugs are often the key to your successful treatment, but they can be costly. At HealthLinc, we understand that it can be difficult to afford your prescriptions. HealthLinc:

  • Works with many local pharmacies to fill your prescriptions at more affordable, reduced prices
  • Is part of a federal government program to provide prescription drugs to people with no insurance
  • Is a partner with Fagen Pharmacy, which offers prescription drugs at reduced prices.

 


 

Pediatrics

Keeping children healthy and well is a priority for keeping the entire family healthy and well. HealthLinc is able to offer the following pediatric services:

  • Sick visits
  • School and sports physicals
  • Developmental assessments
  • ADHD assessments and treatment
  • Behavioral assessments
  • Dental service referrals

 


 

Obstetrics

  • In-office procedures
  • Individualized Education
  • Nurse Midwives
  • Accepts Medicaid
  • Offers a sliding fee scale
  • Prenatal Care Coordination for all patients
  • Spanish speaking at all levels of care

 


 

Community Outreach

HealthLinc is a part of your community. You will find us at health fairs and collaborating with other care providers to make certain that you can have the best quality services. We actively foster relationships with other community organizations and reach out to those in need.

 

HealthLinc collaborates with these and other community partners:

  • Porter-Starke Services
  • Swanson Center
  • Porter Health System
  • St. Anthony Memorial Hospital
  • Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center
  • IU Health
  • Indiana State & County Health Departments
  • Fagen Pharmacy
  • Caring Place
  • Covering Kids and Families
  • Healthy Communities of LaPorte County
  • Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalitions & Resources
  • United Way
  • Local Colleges & Universities: Valparaiso University, Ivy Tech, Indiana University, Purdue North Central, Goshen College etc.
  • Real Services
  • Community Services of Starke County
  • Women’s Care Center
  • Headstart & After School Programs
  • School Corporations
  • Public Housing Agencies
  • Rotary & Kiwannis Clubs
  • WIC
  • Local Food Pantries & Shelters
  • Purdue Extensions for Health & Human Services

 


 

Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance

HealthLinc offers the following types of health insurance enrollment assistance:

  • Medicaid Assistance

 

 

 

 

 

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Patient-Centered Medical Home

Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a team-based health care delivery model led by a physician or other health care professional that provides comprehensive and continuous medical care to patients with the goal of obtaining maximized health outcomes. It is "an approach to providing comprehensive primary care for children, youth and adults."

 

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Coverage Options

Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP 2.0)

HIP 2.0 has been approved! The state of Indiana is now accepting applications online for the new Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP 2.0).

 

Health Insurance Marketplace

Starting Nov 1, 2015, you will be able to enroll in a health insurance plan that covers essential benefits, pre-existing conditions, and preventive services. The next open enrollment period is:

Nov 1, 2015 to
Jan 31, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



HealthLinc, Inc. is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).