Purchased/Referred Care

Purchased/Referred Care (PRC) is a federally funded program that acts as a last resort for payment of medical care when it is referred out from Pokagon Health Services. PRC can cover a wide range of services such as eye exams, mammograms, colonoscopies, MRIs, hospital stays, surgeries, and pregnancy care.

Referrals are obtained:

  • For emergencies, when care is reported within 72 hours of treatment
  • For non-emergencies before treatment, through a PHS provider or referral specialist

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled citizens of the Pokagon Band or non-native woman pregnant with a Pokagon child in the ten-county service area,
  • Established with Pokagon Health Services
  • Has applied for, or been denied, other coverage.

Contact Us Rodgers Lake Campus 58620 Sink Road Dowagiac, MI 49047 (269) 462-4401

Hours Monday – Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For Patients

Patient Referrals Candice Cady (A-L)                    Coralee Graham (M-Z) (269) 462-4421                           (269) 462-4407

PRC Cards & Bills                     Optical/ER/Urgent Care Carlee Maddox                          Angela Lianez (269) 462-4411                           (269) 783-2474

After Hours (269) 782-4141

For Providers

Eligibility, Benefits and Prior Authorization (269) 462-4401

Claim Status Marcia Glynn (269) 462-4433