How do I become a patient at the Peter Krueger Clinic?
Call our intake line 24-hours a day at (212) 420-2995. Your call will be
one business day.
Where is the Peter Krueger Clinic located?
The Clinic is located at 317 East 17th Street between First and Second
Avenues in New York City.
What kind of insurance does the AIDS Center accept?
At this time, we accept New York State Medicaid and ADAP.
Do I have a choice of doctors?
Patients are assigned to doctors within the Clinic; however, if you are
unhappy with a particular provider, we make every effort to switch to
accommodate your medical and emotional needs.
Do you have dental care?
We have dentists on-site and also use the Beth Israel dental system.
Do you conduct clinical trials?
Patients are referred to Clinical Trials at Beth Israel based on need
Do you have case management services?
We have our own Social Work team as well as COBRA Case Management provided
through the AIDS Service Center of New York. They can help you with housing
and benefits issues, as well as arrange for home care where warranted.
Do you have programs for affected individuals?
Our AIDS Family Case Management Program (AFCMP) offers supportive counseling
for family members, including children.
Do you provide legal services?
We have free legal services available. Lawyers are at the Clinic twice
a month to address legal issues. Along with our Social Work team, they
also help patients fill out the paperwork required for permanency planning.
If I am on methadone, can I participate in your programs?
Yes. BI is a large methadone maintenance provider. We can work in conjunction
with your program to address all your overall health needs.
Do you have services for Spanish-speaking people?
Yes. We can provide bi-lingual medical providers, case managers, social
workers, and treatment groups.
Are my medical records confidential?
All medical information is strictly confidential as set up through the
HIPAA (Health Information Portability and Accountability Act). These are
Federal guidelines all medical providers must follow to protect you. You
must agree for any information to be released.
Do you have a domestic violence program?
Beth Israel Medical Center has a complete program to assist victims of
How do I become a patient at the Robert Mapplethorpe Residential
Since the RMRTF is a Nursing Home, you have to be referred by a medical
provider. You will need the following for admission:
1. A New York State Patient Review Instrument Screen completed by a Registered
Nurse. It indicates whether this setting would be appropriate for your
2. Active Medicaid (not affiliated with any managed care program).
3. A recent PPD/Chest X-ray ruling out TB.
4. Medical information including complete diagnosis history, HIV status,
lab reports, radiology reports (if applicable), recent psychiatric information
(if applicable), substance abuse history and, if on methadone maintenance,
where you are receiving treatment.
5. Financial information including SSI or SSD payments.
6. Psychosocial information.
These papers can all be faxed to the Admissions Department at (212) 420-5654
or you can have your medical provider call the Admissions Department at
(212) 420-5686 or (212) 420-2745.