District Cares Program

A doctors hands holding a stethoscopeThe Health Care District of Palm Beach County administers the District Cares program (formerly the Coordinated Care Program) for eligible, uninsured residents of Palm Beach County. The program is available to individuals and/or families who do not qualify for any other public assistance health coverage program and who meet income and residency requirements. Our District Cares program offers members access to the C. L. Brumback Primary Care and Dental Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers owned and operated by the Health Care District of Palm Beach County.

Services Provided

District Cares members can make an appointment at any of the District’s Brumback Clinics in Belle Glade, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Lantana and West Palm Beach to receive low-cost or no-cost primary medical care, including physicals, lab tests, on-site pharmacies, women’s health, immunizations, general and preventive dentistry and behavioral health services, as well as the following:

  • No copays for medications
  • An expanded medication list
  • Medical and dental staff who speak English, Spanish and Creole
  • An Electronic Medical Records system
  • Financial counseling
  • Social services

District Cares members will continue to receive hospitalization and specialist benefits from participating providers. To make an appointment at one of the Brumback Clinics, call (561) 642-1000. For more information about the Brumback Clinics, including hours, locations and directions, visit www.BrumbackClinics.org.

If you have questions about District Cares, please call Customer Service during normal business hours at (866) 930-0035.

Your Medical Home

The Brumback Clinics offer quality medical and dental services for adults and children and provide patients with a medical home for their primary care needs. A medical home is a partnership between the patient, family and personal physician primary care provider in cooperation with specialists and support from the community. This medical home model is built around our patients and their families. Our doctors at the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics treat, supervise and coordinate our members’ care.

Application Guidelines

When applying for the District Cares program, information documenting proof of residency, income and identification are required. Eligibility representatives are available to offer assistance in completing an application and fulfilling the documentation requirements.

Residents who are potentially eligible for Medicaid should apply and receive a denial before submitting an application for the District Cares program. Residents who receive Medicare parts A and B benefit are not eligible for District Cares. Medicare recipients who are in need of prescription drug benefits should apply for Medicare Part D.

Become a Member

Applying for membership with the District Cares program is easy. Four eligibility Offices are located throughout Palm Beach County and are staffed with representatives who can assist in the application process. Customer Service staff are available by phone at (866) 930-0035 during normal business hours, or see the application section of this site.

Membership- How to apply