Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of organization is Hopelight Medical Clinic?
Hopelight is a nonprofit 501(c)3 medical clinic that serves patients of all incomes, primarily in Boulder, Larimer, and Weld counties. We accept Medicaid and Medicare. We also provide an extremely low cost sliding scale for uninsured patients.
Does HMC treat chronic pain and prescribe narcotics?
HMC does not prescribe narcotics and does not treat patients for chronic pain. Hopelight is a primary care provider and can sometimes help refer patients living with chronic pain to pain management clinics, which specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain.
Does HMC see patients who cannot afford to pay for the visit?
Absolutely! We are a charitable clinic that uses a sliding scale for all all patients who do are not covered by Medicare or Medicaid.
Since you use a sliding scale, what about those who do not qualify as low-income?
Those who are over 400% of the Federal poverty line do not qualify.
Those who do not qualify would pay our visit fee of $50.
How does HMC charge such a small fee?
HMC is a charitable clinic that operates through the kindness of many donors and through the hard work of many volunteers. This allows us to serve our community with extremely low cost fees.
How do I cancel an appointment at HMC?
Please contact us at (303) 776-7117 to cancel your appointment. Please let us know as soon as possible so that your appointment time may be given to someone else who needs care.
Do you take walk-ins?
We do take walk-ins but every patient will need to complete the registration process before they can visit the medical clinic. You can fill that in early here.
What if I have an emergency?
If you have an emergency, please dial 911.