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7 Hall County medical offices and the insurers they accept
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Patients check in with the front desk of The Longstreet Clinic on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. - photo by Scott Rogers

Here is a list of a few major health care providers in Hall County, the services they provide and the insurers they accept as of December 2019. Patients should always check with their providers and insurers before seeking treatment.

Good News Clinics

The nonprofit clinics annually treat upward of 3,000 people ages 18-65 who don’t have insurance. A roster of doctors provide voluntary services. 

Good News offers the Sam Poole Medical Clinic along with a dispensary for those who can’t afford their medications and Health Access, a service that provides specialty care referrals, diagnostic tests and treatment.

To be eligible for Good News’ services, applicants must be uninsured Hall County residents with a household income at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. That would be $38,625 for a family of four.
Where: 810 Pine St., Gainesville

Accepted insurance plans

Clients must be uninsured 

Hall County Health Department

The health department and Northeast Georgia Medical Center run a primary care clinic that offers health evaluations, immunizations, X-rays, physicals and other services for all ages. Fees at the location are based on patients’ ability to cover cost.

Where: 1292 Athens St., Gainesville

Accepted insurance plans
  • Medicare 

  • Medicaid

Longstreet Clinic

In addition to primary care and pediatrics, the Longstreet Clinic offers 18 different specialties, including imaging services, physical therapy, weight management and endocrinology. The clinic also operates an Urgent Care Center in Gainesville. 

Primary care
  • 725 Jesse Jewell Parkway SE, Suite 300, Gainesville

  • 1270 Friendship Road, Suite 110, Braselton

  • 23 Tipton Drive, Dahlonega

  • 4222 Fairbanks Drive, Oakwood

Urgent care 

725 Jesse Jewell Parkway SE, Suite 300, Gainesville

Accepted insurance plans
  • Aetna

  • Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

  • Cigna

  • United Healthcare

  • Alliant SoloCare

  • Medicaid, including Amerigroup, CareSource, Peach State and WellCare

  • Medicare insurers Aetna Medicare, United Healthcare Medicare and Cigna Healthspring HMO.

MedLink Gainesville

MedLink offers family medicine as well as a variety of specialties including laceration repair, and substance abuse help. 

Where: 520 Jesse Jewell Parkway SE, Gainesville

Accepted insurance plans
  • Aetna

  • Alliant

  • Cigna

  • Humana

  • United Healthcare

  • Medicaid, including Amerigroup, WellCare and Peach State

  • Medicare

Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic

Established in 1953, the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic employs over 30 physicians and offers a wide range of specialties. It is part of the Northside Hospital network.

Primary care 
  • Internal Medicine, 1240 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Suite 500, Gainesville

  • Internal Medicine, 1270 Friendship Road, Suite 100, Braselton

Accepted insurance plans
  • Aetna

  • Alliant

  • Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

  • Cigna

  • Humana

  • United Healthcare

  • Medicare, including DirectCare

Northeast Georgia Health System

With over 1,100 staff members and 700 beds, the Northeast Georgia Health System provides care for thousands of people across Northeast Georgia. The system includes the Gainesville and Braselton hospitals, which both provide emergency department services, as well as care in over 50 different specialties and several urgent care centers across the region.

NGHS has independent medical groups — emergency department, anesthesiologists, radiologists and pathologists — that serve patients at the hospital but aren’t affiliated with the health system. Each group negotiates its own contracts with insurers.

Hospitals in Hall County
  • 743 Spring St., Gainesville

  • 1400 River Place, Braselton

Urgent Care
  • 597 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville

  • 1515 River Place, Braselton

  • 889 Golden Parkway, Suite 100, Buford

Accepted insurers
  • Aetna

  • Alliant

  • Cigna

  • Humana

  • United Healthcare

  • Medicaid, including Amerigroup, CareSouce and WellCare

  • Medicare, including Aetna and Cigna plans

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group

The Northeast Georgia Physicians Group operates over 65 locations across North Georgia and employs over 400 physicians and staff. It is the state’s sixth-largest physicians group and offers care in more than 25 specialties. The group is affiliated with the Northeast Georgia Health System.

Primary care
  • Internal Medicine, 1285 Sims St., Gainesville

  • Internal Medicine, 1315 Jesse Jewell Parkway SE, Suite 110

  • Internal Medicine, 1515 River Place, Suite 200, Braselton

  • Internal/Family Medicine, 2578 Helen Highway, Cleveland

  • Internal Medicine, 134 Ansley Drive, Suite 400, Dahlonega

  • Internal Medicine, 108 Prominence Ct., Suite 200, Dawsonville

Urgent care
  • 597 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville

  • 1515 River Pl., Braselton

  • 2578 Helen Highway, Cleveland

  • 73 Maxwell Ln., Dahlonega

  • 4889 Golden Parkway, Suite 100, Buford

  • 108 Prominence Ct., Suite 100, Dawsonville

Accepted insurance plans
  • Aetna

  • Alliant Health Plus

  • Cigna

  • Humana

  • United Healthcare

  • Alliant SoloCare

  • Medicaid, including Amerigroup, CareSource, Peach State and WellCare

  • Medicare, including Aetna and Cigna HealthSpring plans

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