Program areas at NEA Baptist Clinic
Northeast Arkansas Clinic Charitable Foundation, Inc. (Nea Clinic) provides quality medical health care regardless of race, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, or age. Although reimbursement for services rendered is critical to the operation and stability of Nea Clinic, it is recognized that not all individuals possess the ability to purchase essential medical services, and further, that our mission is to serve the community with respect to providing health care services and health care education. Therefore, in keeping with its commitment to serve all members of its community, Nea Clinic provides the following:- free care and/or subsidized care where the need and/or an individual's inability to pay coexist,- care provided to persons covered by governmental programs at below cost, and- health activities and programs to support the community.these activities include wellness programs, community education programs, special programs for the elderly, handicapped, medically underserved, and a variety of broad community support activities. Nea Clinic is the largest and most comprehensive physician-led and professionally managed multi-specialty group practice in the region. Nea Clinic is made up of over 90 physicians providing care in more than 20 medical specialties. The mission of Nea Clinic is to provide comprehensive, personalized, quality health care for patients throughout the Northeast Arkansas region. Since forming in 1977, Nea Clinic has become a multi-specialty, award-winning Clinic and partner with Baptist memorial hospital-jonesboro, Inc. we have become a leader in clinical research and a key provider of medical specialty services with hundreds of thousands of Clinic visits each year. Nea Clinic provides care to persons covered by governmental programs from which Nea Clinic may receive payment at less than market value reimbursement. Recognizing its mission to the community, services are provided to medicare, medicaid and uninsured patients. To the extent reimbursement is below cost, Nea Clinic recognizes these amounts as charity care in meeting its mission to the entire community. During the fiscal year ended september 30, 2022, the unreimbursed value of providing care to these patients was $81,394,815.charity care is also provided through many reduced priced services and free programs offered throughout the year based upon activities and services that Nea Clinic believes will serve a bona fide community health need. Through its affiliation with Baptist memorial health care corporation, Nea Clinic provides the following programs and services for the community:- community health fairs- physical exams for students active in competitive sports- provision of staff nurses to help with senior citizens' health fair- employee activities to raise money for united way, american heart association, and march of dimes- provision of physicians for speaking engagements on topical health issues to the communityone of the biggest programs at Nea Clinic is the wellness center. The wellness center at Nea Clinic has a state of the art cardio theatre, selectorized equipment, free weights, indoor rubberized running track, indoor heated pool, juice bar and nutrition center, locker rooms, personal training and more. We strive to do whatever is necessary to help our members meet their goals. Our training philosophy is based on the periodization of resistance training, sound nutrition, and cardiovascular training. This is known as our triangle of success.the Nea wellness center is a silver sneaker certified facility. Anyone who has silver sneakers as a benefit on their medical insurance can come to the wellness center free of charge. We offer various classes such as silver sneaker circuit aerobics class, silver sneaker splash class, motion in water class, & high intensity interval training sessions.