Become a Patient

All Community Members are Welcome

Are you interested in being a patient at El Rio? Please call (520) 670-3909. We accept most major medical and dental insurances, AHCCCS-Medicaid and Medicare. If you have no health insurance, we offer a sliding fee scale and employees who can help see if you qualify for Medicaid or Marketplace coverage.

You are also welcome to stop at any of our locations and speak directly to our staff.

“It’s really the healthcare that you’ve always wanted.”

– Nancy Johnson, CEO, El Rio Community Health Center

Today, El Rio is a national model for innovative, personalized, high-quality healthcare. El Rio has grown from the “health center of last resort” into the health center of choice for over 95,000+ patients at multiple campuses in Tucson. These locations offer patients one-stop healthcare with medical, dental, laboratory, x-ray, pharmacy, behavioral health, patient assistance and other services available at a single location with a focus on patient wellness and quality of life.

If you have no insurance, please bring the following documents for all family members so we can see if you qualify for any of the state or federal health coverage options:

  • Identification
  • Current Address
  • Household Income
  • Social Security Card
  • Birth Certificate

If you have questions, please call (520) 670-3909.