BCHF is a Federally Qualified Health Center and a Federal Tort Claims Act Deemed organization.

The Federal Government is the primary insurer.

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Borrego Health Specialty Clinics work as a referring facility for patients who seek treatment for hepatitis C. We will provide all services necessary to make sure treatment is effective. It is important to us that your patients receive the same quality of care that you provide in

your own office.


Thank you for referring your patient to us.

If you would like to refer one of your patients to us, please provide the following:

  • Submit a referral to the patient’s health insurance for approval;

  • Make sure to include recent labs, liver ultrasound, progress notes, and any information pertinent to your patient’s health;

  • Once the referral is approved by the insurance provider, please send us the information via fax: (858) 634.6960.


As soon as we have all pertinent paperwork, we will call the patient to set up an appointment. We will also mail you a letter informing you of the details.

Transportation Services

We want to make sure that your patient comes to every appointment.

Borrego Health offers transportation services to and from our clinics. Your patient can use this service to visit our clinics in Cathedral City and Desert Hot Springs with no fees or additional costs.

  • Transportation services to Centro Medico Cathedral City are available every day except Tuesdays;

  • Transportation services to DHS Specialty Care Center are available on Tuesdays only;

  • Let us know that you need the service when making an appointment and we will set it up for you;

  • You must live within 30 minutes of the Borrego Health clinic you will visit;

  • You may only be picked up at your residence.


If you are an IEHP member:

IEHP health insurance also offers transportation services. To use this service, please call IEHP directly to set it up.