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TurnKey Medical & Mental Health

Oklahoma County Detention Center is proud to contract our medical services through Turn Key Health. Turn Key Health is experienced with managing the day-to-day medical operations in Oklahoma jails with inmate populations ranging from 60 to 2500 inmates. Their Oklahoma focus provides clients the assurance that Oklahoma statutes will be met without incurring unnecessary costs often associated with companies who implement a national “cookie cutter” program in order to meet various statutes and accreditation requirements of numerous states. 

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Patients requesting and/or receiving health services within the Oklahoma County Detention Center will be assessed appropriate medical fees for services. Health services will be rendered regardless of the patient’s ability to pay for the service. The fee(s) may be deducted from a resident's trust fund (commissary) account so long the deduction does not cause the balance in the account to fall below $6.00.

Resident Health Services

Schedule of Fees:

 

Patients will be charged a $15.00 medical care fee for each request for care that they submit, verbal request for medical care or incident that requires an assessment by a licensed health care staff member.

Patients will be charged a $15.00 medical care fee for each inquiry received by the Oklahoma County Detention Center Office, which results in an assessment by a licensed health care staff member. (For example: verbal or written correspondence from family members, friends, attorneys, or public figures).

 

Exceptions:

  • Patients will not be charged fees for nursing assessments performed upon intake.

  • Patients will not be charged fees for medical and mental health assessments within the Medical Assessment Program (MAP) and the Psychiatric Assessment Program (PAP).

  • Patients will not be charged fees for closed behavioral observation provider visits.

  • Patients will not be charged fees for crisis stabilization services.

  • Patients will not be charged fees for participation in mental health therapy groups.

  • Patients will not be charged fees for follow up appointments made by health services.

  • Patients will not be charged fees for prescription medications.

  • Patients will not be charged fees for tuberculosis testing.

  • Patients will not be charged fees for testing for sexually transmitted diseases.

Appeals:

Patients may appeal charges by submitting a written request to the OCDC site administrator’s office stating the date, the fee and the reason for the appeal.

The patient’s commissary funds will be refunded by Oklahoma County Detention Center. County personnel if it is determined that the charge is in error.

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