Adult Primary Care

Service description

Adult Primary Care is a program that provides comprehensive medical care services. Staff includes board certified internists and APRNs who also have admitting privileges at Backus Hospital. Services include assessment, diagnosis and treatment of illness, physical examinations, health promotion, immunizations. On site testing include EKG, blood sugar testing and referral for diagnostic testing. Home visits can be arranged based on need.

The Adult Primary Care Program participates in the CT Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Women without insurance may receive a physical, Pap smear and mammogram at no charge.

How to make an appointment

Call 860-892-7042 ext. 1411 for an appointment . For participation in the CT Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, call ext. 1719. An intake specialist will assist you with contacting a Backus Hospital Outreach Educator (860-823-6318) to coordinate services.

What to bring for your first visit

Please bring your insurance card and documentation of income (2 pay stubs) for participation in sliding fee scale. You may also bring records from your previous physician if applicable. If there is a guardianship the authorized individual is responsible for signing consent forms.

Insurance info

UCFS accepts most insurance plans. UCFS staff obtains health insurance authorization and reauthorizations as needed. Staff assistance is available for people interested in applying for Medicaid, HUSKY or Healthy Start.

Hours

Appointments available Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. There is a 24 hour on-call system which can be reached by calling 860-892-7042 and asking answering service to be connected with the on call Adult Primary Care physician.