Patient Registration

On your first visit to Paterson Community Health Center, please bring the following documents ...

If you have insurance —
• Personal identification and proof of residence
• Your insurance card will either be one or more of the following:
- Medicaid or Medicaid Managed Care Plan Cards
- Medicare or Medicare Managed Care Plan Cards
- Private Insurance and Private Managed Care Plan Cards

• If you are in a Managed Care Plan, you must choose a Paterson Community Health Center Provider as your Primary Care Provider (PCP) before making your appointment.

If you do not have insurance —
• Personal identification and proof of residence
• Proof of income (you may be entitled to a fee discount based on your family size and income)

Other Documents —
• Your child's immunization record
• A list of medications or containers of medication that you (or other family members seeking care) are currently taking
• The name and address of your previous or current physician(s) or dentist(s) so we may request a copy of your medical/dental records.
* If you have been involved in an automobile accident, please bring the name of your automobile medical insurance carrier and an accident claim number.
* If you are seeking Workman's Compensation, please bring the name, address, and telephone number of your employer, the name of the compensation insurance company, and the date of your injury.