The City provides tuberculosis (TB) screening and treatment to eligible patients at its clinics and hospitals. Appointments are required.As of January 1, 2015, New York City Health Department clinics will adopt new health insurance and billing practices in order to comply with State law and Medicaid rules. Chest center staff will ask for your health insurance information. The Health Department will not collect any payments or copayments, and if you do not have health insurance, you will still get services. Your visit remains confidential.