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  • Giving Back Grant Program of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

    Do you know a BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina employee, retiree and agent living in this area? We became aware of the Giving Back Grant Program of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation. The Foundation awards a $500 grant on behalf of each eligible BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina participant who volunteers a minimum of […]

  • Urgent Appeal for Volunteers

    Nurses and medical assistants (RN, LPN, CMA, CNA): The Free Clinic has an urgent need for help with patient triage during medical clinics. Tues am or pm, Wed pm, Thurs am or pm, Fri am. Please call 512-7809 for more information.

  • Helping Patients Manage their own Care

    Much of what affects the health and healthcare of Anderson Free Clinic patients happens outside the clinic. Because of that, Anderson Free Clinic now has a new Care Coordinator, a staff RN who is working with our most vulnerable patients to improve their health outcomes by looking at factors beyond the clinical setting. Those might […]

  • The Role of the Free Clinic after the Affordable Care Act

    Many in the community have  asked what will become of the Free Clinic now that the Affordable Care Act has been implemented. Because SC opted not  to participate in the Medicaid Expansion that is part of the new Federal Affordable Health Care Act, many SC residents will continue to be denied access to affordable insurance […]

  • Group Visits Add New Dimension to Care at the Free Clinic

    A new way of delivering medical care is making its debut at the Free Clinic. Group visits with their change in format from the traditional visit have become increasingly popular for many different reasons. Barb Baptista mentions a few that encouraged her to introduce them at the Free Clinic: increasing the capacity of clinics to […]