We here at Apicha Community Health Center (CHC) know choosing a medical provider is a big decision. We’d love for you to become part of our family, so here are some answers to the questions you might have as a new patient. If you have any questions that aren’t answered here, feel free to contact us.
Apicha CHC is conveniently located at:
400 Broadway (Entrance at 70 Walker Street)
New York, NY 10013
We are accessible by the A, C, E, N, Q, R, J, Z, and 6 trains to the Canal St. Stop and by the 1 train at the Franklin Stop.
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays:
9:00 am — 5:30 pm
Wednesday, and Thursdays:
9:00 am — 7:00 pm
Check out the Apicha CHC Patient Portal!
The Patient Portal is a secure and convenient way to communicate with your medical provider, ask for a medication refill, review your visit summary, your lab results and receive important health information and education.
All our medical providers are also specializing in HIV – you do not have to worry about being identified as HIV positive by seeing a particular provider. Your dedicated provider will take care not only of your HIV but any other medical condition you might have. This way, you don’t need to see multiple doctors and you can be sure that you are in good hands.
You will get regular checkups for diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, STDs. You will get necessary vaccines and cancer screenings appropriate for you. Getting your HIV care at Apicha CHC also means receiving annual mental health and nutrition assessments and counseling if needed. Our dedicated case managers that will help you manage your disease. An example of our excellent HIV work is the fact that 92% of our patients have a suppressed Viral Load.
Anal Cancer Prevention Program: One of our newest services is offering our patients anal pap smears and, if needed, high resolution anoscopy and treatment for abnormalities.
Health Insurance Enrollment: If you are uninsured we can help you find out if you qualify for insurance and we can help you get an insurance that is right for you. If you do not qualify for insurance, you might be eligible for state programs like ADAP and PrEP AP.
Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment: If you have a hard time making ends meet and do not have enough money to buy food for you and your family, our staff can help apply for the SNAP, formerly known as food stamps.
We take Medicaid, Medicare, and most commercial insurances. You can get more information by calling our clinic. If you decide to make Apicha CHC your medical home, please bring your insurance card and photo ID at your first visit. If you don’t have health insurance, our staff can help you find if you qualify for insurance and they will help you get an insurance that is right for you.
Below you’ll find a list of the major commercial insurance plans Apicha CHC accepts. We are always working to accept additional insurance plans, if you don’t see your plan listed, please call us to see if we accept your plan.
The best way to request a refill is to send us a refill request through the Patient Portal.
Please remember it will take 1 business day to refill a prescription, and up to 3-4 additional days if a prior authorization is required by your insurance. To ensure you do not run out of medications, we recommend that you send us your request at least 5 days before you run out of medicine.