Do I need to have insurance?

No. The Squirrel Hill Health Center offers full healthcare service whether or not you have health insurance.  The fact that healthcare coverage is difficult to access for so many Americans is one of the primary reasons the SHHC was created.


Can the SHHC help me get insurance?

If you are eligible for any health insurance, we will help you apply.  In addition, our staff will aid you in applying for hospital financial assistance if required.


What Insurance Providers does the SHHC currently accept?

  • Aetna/US Healthcare
  • Beech Street
  • Gateway
  • Great West
  • Health America/Assurance/Advantra
  • Highmark BCBS
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicare
  • NALC
  • PCHS/MultiPlan
  • Unison
  • United HealthCare
  • UPMC (all)

Depending on your insurance, you may be required to pay a co-pay prior to each appointment. This co-pay is expected to be paid on the day of your office visit. You are also expected to pay any balance that remains after your insurance company has been billed.