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new patient transition letter


We at Southern Indiana Community Health Care are looking forward to the opportunity to be of service in Lawrence County.

You may not recognize our name yet, but you will be pleased to know that we hold a long record of high-quality primary care. 

We have been serving as an independent community health center and a trusted provider of healthcare in the Orange and Crawford County region for almost 50 years. And now we’re excited to be expanding into Lawrence County! 

At Southern Indiana Community Health Care, we provide full-scope primary care for people from birth to the elderly, with many types of medical services in between. We are grateful to the following Bedford and Mitchell providers who are becoming part of our team and current SICHC providers stepping up to support obstetrics and prenatal care in Lawrence County. We are positively working to create a smooth transition by mid-December. 

The following providers will continue to see patients in Bedford at a new location 629 Lincoln Avenue:

  • Caroline Browne, MD
  • Amanda Bowman, FNP (prenatal care)
  • Tricia Spoonmore, FNP
  • Lori Day, FNP

And in Mitchell at the same convenient location 2759 State Road IN-37:

  • Kristi Nissley, FNP
  • Missy Ray, FNP (prenatal care)

Transitions are complex and we’ll do our best to help you get the care you need.
To ease the transition and prevent gaps in your care, please help us by:

Calling for appointments: Starting December 12th, phone lines will be open: 

    Bedford(812) 675-4470 office phone, (812) 675-4469 office fax

    Mitchell(812) 992-5440 office phone, (812) 992-5441 office fax.

Refilling your medicine: Please try to have all of your med refills requested prior to December 16th. 

Releasing your medical records: Please fill out a release of medical records at your current provider’s office, or click here to fill out the SICHC Release of Medical Records form. Attached form to and email and send it to our office here:

Community Health Care is for all patients. We take all insurance plans and work with our patients on affordable billing and payment options, including a sliding fee scale (based on income and family size). 

Our services are comprehensive, patient-centered, coordinated, accessible, and focused on providing the highest quality of community sensitive care based on Christ-oriented principles. 

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