Frequently Asked Questions

What health insurances do you accept?
We accept almost all insurances including Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare Advantage plans, Medical Assistance, Medical Assistance Managed Care plans (GHP Family, AmeriHealth Caritas, Aetna Better Health), Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, Geisinger and United Concordia (dental).

What if I don’t have health insurance?
We can help you with enrolling in the Marketplace or Medical Assistance. Please email us with any questions at and include your name, phone number and address.

If you are not eligible for Medical Assistance, you may qualify for our Sliding Fee Discount Program that reduces fees based on your household income and size.

Learn more about our Sliding Fee Discount Program in English and Spanish

Download the Sliding Fee Discount Program application(s)
Medical/Behavioral Health Application (English)
Medical/Behavioral Health Application (Español)
Dental Application Application (English)
Dental Application Application (Español)

If you have any questions, please call 570-591-5253 or email us at and include your name, phone number, address, household size and income. 

Completed Sliding Fee Discount applications can be faxed to 570-343-3923 or mailed to the address listed below:

The Wright Center for Community Health
Attn: Billing Department 
501 S. Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505

What is a good faith estimate?
Good Faith Estimates
Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for non-emergency medical items and services. If you are eligible for an estimate, it will be provided to you as long as you either ask for it or schedule an appointment at least three days in advance. Click here to learn about your rights under this law.

Can I pay my bill online?
Yes, we accept online payments through our Patient Portal. Click here to log in or to activate your account.

Where should I send my payment?
501 S Washington Avenue, Suite 1000
Scranton, PA 18505

If I have any questions about billing, who should I contact?
You can contact the Associate Vice President of Revenue Integrity at 570-591-5172.

If I am having trouble paying my bill, who can I speak to?
You can contact the Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator at 570-591-5253.

If I do not have insurance and want to see if I qualify for assistance, who can I contact?
You may contact the Associate Vice President of Revenue Integrity at 570-591-5172 or the Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator at 570-591-5253.

What are my privacy rights?
Download our HIPAA policy here.

What can I do on the Patient Portal?
You’ll have 24/7 access to your secure medical records online, anytime. You can view and update your personal information, such as your address, send a message to your care team, schedule an appointment, request prescription refills, view account statements, pay bills and more.

How do I register for the portal?
To receive a patient portal activation code, please ask the front desk or member of your clinical team the next time you’re in the office.
You can also call the office at 570-230-0019. Please let them know you are calling to sign up for your patient portal. Your account must be verified to receive the activation code. Once you receive the code, visit, click on “Patient Portal,” “Activate Account” and complete the registration process. This code can only be used once. NOTE: The patient portal activation code is only active for 30 days. If you do not use the code within 30 days, it will expire and you will need to request another patient portal activation code from the clinical staff. You can reach out to and please indicate your phone number in the email. After verifying your account, this code can be mailed to you by U.S. Postal Mail. It can’t be emailed due to privacy issues.

Is my patient portal activation code my login?
No, when you are signing up for your patient portal for the first time, there is a “login area” where you will be asked to create your login, password and portal activation code.

What should I do if I forgot my login, have difficulties registering, or if I get locked out of my Patient Portal account?
Please call the office at 570-230-0019 and indicate that it is regarding a Patient Portal question. You can also email us at Please indicate your phone number in the email so that we can call you back. Due to privacy issues, we can’t include any personal information in the email.

What should I do if I forgot my password?
Go to the “Login” page under the sign in box, then click on the “Forgot Password” link on the Patient Portal sign-in page to reset your password online. You can also request a new password by sending an email to Please indicate your phone number in the email so that we can call you back. Due to privacy issues, we can’t include any personal information in the email. You can also call the office at 570-230-0019 and indicate that it is regarding the patient portal.

If any of my personal information is incorrect on the patient portal, what should I do?
Your personal information comes directly from your electronic medical record at your doctor’s office that is reviewed and updated at each office visit. 

You can update your info if you go into the portal on the left hand inside “Account Info”. You can also ask the front desk to update any inaccurate information at your next visit.

If I send a message to my doctor or nurse when can I expect a reply?
You should receive a reply within 2 business days.  PLEASE DO NOT USE THE PORTAL FOR URGENT SITUATIONS. DIAL 911 FOR ALL EMERGENCIES.

Is the Patient Portal secure?
Yes. You can only access your account through secure access codes, personal IDs, and passwords that are controlled by you.

Where can I update my password, email, login, edit my security questions/answers and edit my Site ID?
Once you are logged into your patient portal, look for the “Edit Profile” area in the top left hand corner of the portal. Click on that and you can update your items from there.

Can I ask information about a family member from my patient portal?
No, each patient has their own individual patient portal account. This information would not appear in the correct health record and could potentially jeopardize medical care.

How can I obtain a copy of my medical records?
You can access your medical records through the Patient Portal. If you are not set up in the Patient Portal, you can print the Authorization to Release Medical Records form here and follow enclosed instructions. Click here to download form