Memphis Plan (The)

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The Memphis Plan
(a ministry of the Church Health Center)

Name: The Memphis Plan (a ministry of the Church Health Center)
1210 Peabody
Memphis TN 38104
321 S. Bellevue
Memphis TN 38104
Telephone: 901 272-7526
Fax: 901 278-6622
Web Site:
Days/Hours Open: Monday through Friday  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Director: Dr. Scott Morris, Church Health Center Executive Director
Director: Teresa Bolton, Memphis Plan Director
Contact: Jennie Robbins, Memphis Plan Assistant Director
Purpose: The Memphis Plan is a ministry of the Church Health Center, which is an ecumenical healthcare ministry.  The Memphis Plan is a program of primary care and limited hospitalization for low wage, uninsured employees or self-employed individuals.   Services are provided on a volunteer basis by physicians in their offices, labs, and hospitals.
Eligibility: An employer must have less than 200 eligible employees to participate in the Plan.   An employee is eligible to enroll if he or she:
  • makes under $10.00 an hour OR makes less than $400 a week
  • works at least 20 hours a week
  • is currently uninsured
  • has completed three consecutive months of employment
Fee: $45 per month ($10 employer, $35 employee)
$25 per month, for each dependent
$120 maximum amount per month, per family
  • Primary Care Benefits
    - Preventive Health Services - Routine exam, and vision screening
    - Sick Care - Office visits to your primary care physician, also $5 per visit
    - Subspecialty Services - Referral by primary care physician, also $10 per visit
    - Pharmaceutical Discounts - Discounts available at Ike's and Super D
  • Limited Hospital Services
    - Emergency and surgical care up to a lifetime maximum of $50,000

    Due to space limitations, this is not a full description of Covered and Non-Covered Services.  for complete information, please call the numbers listed above to request information or speak with a representative.
Publications: The Church Health Center Quarterly Newsletter
Additional Information: The Church Health Center provides a number of additional healthcare services through its on-site Clinic and the Hope and Healing Center.  For additional information concerning these services, call 901 272-0003.