We are one of the few federally qualified centers on the Western Slope.
Providing quality cost-effective accessible healthcare to all!
Uncompahgre Medical Center’s Board Certified family physicians and medical support staff provide comprehensive primary and preventative care from infants to geriatrics.
As a full service family practice, our medical staff maintains the highest standards of care for your entire family, offering a full range of services. Emergency ground and air services are available when needed.
Uncompahgre Medical Center received the Health Center Quality Leaders GOLD Award, meaning the best overall clinical performance among all health centers in the nation and placed in the top 10% of the adjusted quartile rankings for clinical quality measures. UMC has also received the Clinical Quality Improvers which means they demonstrated at least 15% improvement for each quality measure from 2018 to 2019.
Preventative Cleaning Fillings & Crowns Extractions & Bridges Digital X-Rays
Uncompahgre Dental is committed to providing patients with preventative dental care to help improve total health wellness.
UMC Behavioral Health
Individual Psychotherapy Depression and/or Anxiety Weight Management Counseling Wellness Groups
Uncompahgre Medical Center believes that care for the whole patient is essential to achieve optimal health and wellness.
We provide treatment for general substance use disorders through integrated visits with our behavioral health provider. In additional to substance use disorders integrated visits assist with other patient concerns: such as diabetes, smoking cessation, weight loss, grief, depression, anxiety and a variety of other mental health issues. UMC recognizes that health and wellness of our patients and our community is a team effort. At UMC, this team consists of the medical provider, the patient and family, a behavioral health provider, a dental provider, a pharmacist, the care manager, and a medical assistant. Appointments for patients of all ages available.
Prescription Filling & Compounding Over The Counter Medications Essential Oils Special Orders
Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm
Phone: (970) 327-0655 | Fax: (970) 327-0656
*Discounted prescriptions from UMC Providers.
**Unused medications can be destroyed for FREE, even expired over the counter medications and prescriptions.
Appointments & Walk-Ins Payment & Insurance Policies & Funding
Below are some of our most frequently asked questions:
Appointments & Services
For acute care (sickness, minor injury) and emergencies, yes. Otherwise, please call for availability of appointments.
Yes, depending on provider availability and severity of the condition. Appointments are preferred.
If you are having a medical emergency you need to call 911. UMC does have a nursing service that answers calls after hours. Call our phone number 970-327-4233 and follow the prompts to talk to a live nurse. The nursing service can help to determine if there is a need for emergency care.
Yes. We have digital x-ray capacity.
Yes, UMC has a female MD and several female PAs available on a full-time basis. We recommend making an appointment.
Yes, up to the first 18 weeks of pregnancy, and then we help establish your care with your OB of choice. We also provide well baby check-ups and OB follow-ups with a provider.
Insurance & Payments
You may qualify for a discount through our sliding fee program based on your income, or you may qualify for assistance through state and federal programs. You may visit with our Certified Application Counselors in advance of an appointment to help determine eligibility. Visit our Patient Portal to learn more!
You can greatly reduce medical bills by taking advantage of our 20% cash discount at time of medical service and comparatively lower rates for care, labs and prescriptions. Visit our Patient Portal to learn more!
Your ability to pay should not be a barrier to receiving the care you need. Our Certified Application Counselors can help determine eligibility for assistance, including sliding scale co-pays. Payment plans are available as well.
We accept most types of private health insurance. And we accept Medicaid, CHP+ and Medicare. If there is a question of acceptance, we can verify for you.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
Yes, the Front Desk is available to you during normal business hours to assist with any questions regarding your bill. Please keep in mind that payments at the time of service are estimates. From time to time, adjustments are made based on the services provided. If an adjustment is made, you will either receive a bill or a refund for the difference. Please contact the front desk at (970) 327-4233 with any questions or concerns regarding your bill.
UMC is a non-profit, independent medical center managed by a community Board of Directors, which means that the community makes the decisions regarding service.
We work closely with St. Mary’s Hospital (Grand Junction) and Montrose Memorial Hospital (Montrose), Delta County Memorial Hospital (Delta) and Community Hospital (Grand Junction).
UMC is 65 miles from the Montrose Memorial Hospital and 130 miles from St. Mary’s. Air service is available to St. Mary’s for emergencies.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and have policies to ensure patient confidentiality. These policies comply with federal and state health requirements.
UMC receives support from many organizations: the Bureau of Primary Health Care (federal), various state grants, San Miguel County and private foundations. We try our best to leverage every dollar to make it stretch farther and keep our costs to our patients as low as possible.