Rural Medical Services, Inc. has four convenient locations in Cocke County and one in Jefferson County, Tennessee. No matter where you live in Cocke County, you are near one of our health centers.

As you visit each center’s page on this site, you will find information about the staff, hours and services at that particular center.

Rural Medical Services helps people every day by assisting them with healthcare for their children, themselves, or other family members. In addition to providing primary and preventive care, our providers also make referrals to specialists.

RMS accepts private insurance, TennCare, Medicare, CoverKids and offers a sliding fee scale for people without medical insurance. The sliding fee scale is based on income and family size. Please call one of our centers for more information or to schedule an appointment.

RMS medical providers and staff are available by appointment during office hours and may also be reached after hours for urgent situations by calling the clinic number and following the directions. There is always a physician on call to answer urgent questions and/or to attend to our patients at the hospital (Tennova Newport Medical Center).

The Newport Center is also open on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM for RMS patients who are sick.

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).
Rural Medical Services is a Federal Tort Claims Act deemed health center.