Sheep Inc Health Care Center
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Sheep Inc. recognized that people and families were facing serious challenges being unemployed and underemployed. In November 2010, they opened their doors to provide a health care safety net for those individuals who otherwise have limited access to primary healthcare. SIHCC is a free medical clinic providing primary care for the uninsured of a seven (7) county area which includes; Allegheny, Westmoreland, Butler, Washington, Indiana, Armstrong and Fayette Counties. With the legislation of the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care), there are still 800,000 uninsured persons in the Pittsburgh area. We can report that we have not experienced a decline in the number of patient visits compared to the calendar years of 2014, 2015. We have seen that with the new healthcare reform that there remains a gap in medical coverage that we strive to continue to fill. Unfortunately, there are many who still cannot afford healthcare, even through the marketplace, due to the cost of the premiums and the very high deductibles