Eligibility & Payment Policies

Services are Available to Everyone.

First Nations serves everyone.  As a Title V Urban Indian Health Center, First Nations also offers services at no cost to eligible Native Americans with a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB), of all tribal affiliations.

Services Available for Eligible American Indians:

  • Primary Care
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Social Services
  • Healthy Relationship Education
  • Group Acupuncture
  • Dental (does not include lab fees and non-routine services such as bleaching)
  • HIV Case Management, Prevention, Testing and Counseling
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Homeless Outreach
  • Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid Enrollment
  • Youth Mentoring
  • Youth Substance Abuse Prevention

Everyone is eligible to receive the following services at the costs indicated:

  • Traditional Healing – donation requested
  • Individual Acupuncture – $20.00 for 30 minutes and $40.00 for 1 hour
  • Massage – $20.00 for 30 minutes and $40.00 for 1 hour

All American Indians without a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) will be charged for services based on income and or health insurance coverage.

  • Assistance for obtaining a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) is available through our Emergency Assistance and Social Services programs.
  • Assistance for Medicaid eligibility and enrollment is also available through our Medicaid Enrollment Program.

Our Payment Policies

Insurance / Coberturas

​FNCH accepts most private insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare, and Centennials! We will bill your insurance on your behalf. Please bring your insurance card to each appointment

Other Payment Methods


Service for All

  • NO PATIENT will be refused service/treatment based on their inability to pay.
  • You will pay a minimal co-payment for each visit and/or medication.
  • Eligibility Specialists are available for Medicaid On Site Application Assistance (MOSAA
  • Patients may apply for a discount rate if they have no other source of payment.Income and number of household members will be used to determine discount amount in accordance with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Federal Poverty guidelines. 
  • Patients are asked to make, at least, a minimum payment at each visit. If necessary, the remaining balance can be paid on a monthly basis.
  • The Billing Department offers payment plans to assist individuals with limited incomes.

If you do not understand your billing statement, cannot pay, or do not understand your charges, please call FNCH and staff will assist you.


Patients who are unable to pay their full charge at each visit will be billed monthly. Billing statements are mailed from our Administrative Offices. If you have questions about your statement or cannot make a monthly payment, please call our patient account representative at 505-262-6588.

FNCH offers a sliding fee discount. Inquiries can be made at the front desk.