Free and Low Cost Health Services

Free and Low Cost Health Services

Benefits Checkup®
(The National Council on the Aging)
If you are a senior citizen, this site may help you learn if there are benefits for which you qualify. You may be able to get help with prescription drugs, health care, utility, and other costs. An easy-to-use survey must be completed and within seconds, you will receive a list of programs in your area, for which you can apply.
https://benefitscheckup.org/
Children’s Dental Clinic of Augusta
Dental Care for children ages 0 – 20 with Medicaid or Partners for Healthy Children.
Cuidado dental para niños de 0 – 20 años de edad con Medicaid o Partners for Healthy Children.
Address:
1631 Gordon Highway, #22
Augusta, SC 30906
Phone: 706-790-9302
Children’s Dental Clinic of Charleston
Dental Care for children ages 0 – 20 with Medicaid or Partners for Healthy Children.
Cuidado dental para niños de 0 – 20 años de edad con Medicaid o Partners for Healthy Children.
Address:
6035A Rivers Avenue
Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: 843-572-9909
Children’s Dental Clinic of Columbia
Dental Care for children ages 0 – 20 with Medicaid or Partners for Healthy Children.
Cuidado dental para niños de 0 – 20 años de edad con Medicaid o Partners for Healthy Children.
Address:
3000 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone: 803-691-9930
Children’s Dental Clinic of Florence
Dental Care for children ages 0 – 20 with Medicaid or Partners for Healthy Children.
Cuidado dental para niños de 0 – 20 años de edad con Medicaid o Partners for Healthy Children.
Address:
943-A S. Irby Street
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: 843-673-0075
Children’s Dental Clinic of Greenville
Dental Care for children ages 0 – 20 with Medicaid or Partners for Healthy Children.
Cuidado dental para niños de 0 – 20 años de edad con Medicaid o Partners for Healthy Children.
Address:
225 S. Pleasantburg Dr., Suite E10
Greenville, SC 29607
Phone: 864-233-7737
Children’s Dental Clinic of Savannah
Dental Care for children ages 0 – 20 with Medicaid or Partners for Healthy Children.
Cuidado dental para niños de 0 – 20 años de edad con Medicaid o Partners for Healthy Children.
Address:
1800 E. Victoria Drive, Suite 2
Savannah, GA 31406
Phone: 912-443-6013
CommuniCare
This volunteer network provides health services and medications for working, uninsured South Carolinians who do not qualify for Medicaid, Medicare, or VA insurance. People who do not receive federal assistance and who meet federal poverty guidelines can apply for this program. Communicare also manages school-based pediatric dental programs to meet the needs of children in rural areas where access to oral health care is limited. Information about eligibility, medications, and applications are on the site. The site offers a toll-free phone number to call for assistance: 1-800-763-0059.
http://www.mathewsmithstudio.com/clients/communicare/index.php
Florence-Darlington Technical College
http://www.fdtc.edu/academics/programs/divisions/HS/DHG/default.asp
Address:
320 W. Chevis Street
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: 843-661-8224
Healthy Connections and Partners for Healthy Children
(SC Department of Health and Human Services)
Healthy Connections Kids and Partners for Healthy Children are health insurance programs for children under the age of 19 from families with low income. If your children do not have health insurance, they may be eligible, even if you are working. These programs help with visits to the doctor, prescriptions, hospitalizations and other types of health care. They are funded through the federal Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Programs.
https://www.scchoices.com/Member/MemberHome.aspx
Insure Kids Now!
(Department of Health & Human Services)
"Every state in the nation has a health insurance program for infants, children and teens. The insurance is available to children in working families, including families that include individuals with a variety of immigration status. For little or no cost, this insurance pays for doctor visits, prescription medicines, hospitalizations, and much more. Kids that do not currently have health insurance are likely to be eligible, even if you are working." This site has a toll-free number you can call to ask questions. To learn about South Carolina's state plan, go to Healthy Connections and Partners for Healthy Children.
http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/
Medicaid
Medicaid is a jointly-funded, Federal-State health insurance program for certain low-income and needy people. It covers approximately 36 million individuals including children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled, and people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services manages the Medicaid program for South Carolina residents.
https://www.scchoices.com/Member/MemberHome.aspx
Medicaid Information
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, operates this site and manages the Medicaid program for the Federal government. You will have to contact the South Carolina Medicaid program (see link above) to enroll in the Medicaid program. However, this site can give you helpful information about the program.
http://www.medicaid.gov/index.html
Medicare
(Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
The official U.S. government site for people with Medicare. This is a great site to visit for all kinds of useful information. The Questions section is a long list of frequently asked questions about Medicare eligibility and services. Stay Healthy provide visitors with information about Medicare benefits, publications, and websites with information that can help you stay healthy and disease-specific information. Scroll down the page to find the Physician and Other Healthcare Professional Directory. Other sections include Long Term Care, Plan Choices, Medicare Billing, Provider Information, and more. Select Espanol at the top of the page for Spanish language resources.
http://www.medicare.gov/index.html
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
This site is a collaboration of pharmaceutical companies, health care providers and advocacy organizations. It offers a way to easily find discount medication programs that you may qualify for. It is easy to use and provides a toll free number for those who cannot access them electronically. It allows you to find assistance programs available nationally and by state. Simply select Patients/Click to Start and that will start you on a simple process to finding a discount program. Spanish speaking users can click on Español at the top of the page for the same service.
https://www.pparx.org
South Carolina Dental Association
Click on Outreach found in the left side column. In the drop box that appears, click on Clinics.
http://www.scda.org/
South Carolina Healthy Connections Choices
Healthy Connections Choices is a state program that helps Medicaid recipients enroll in (join) a health plan. The Website includes information on health plans, a directory where patients can find a physician or a hospital, and a five-minute video about the enrollment process. The site is also available in Spanish.
https://www.scchoices.com/Member/MemberHome.aspx
The Free Medical Clinic, Inc
(A United Way Agency)
This clinic serves Midlands residents who cannot receive medical care coverage through a government assisted program and who do not have private coverage. They must verify that their annual family income does not exceed by more than a small percentage over the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
http://www.freemedclinic.org
Tri-County Project Care
http://tricountyprojectcare.org
Tri-County Project Care is a program that assists residents of Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties. The plan helps them pay for doctor's visits and medications. People must be between the ages of 19 - 64, employed, without access to other health insurance, and have an income within 125% to 200% of the Federal Poverty level.
Address:
1041 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard, Suite 2C
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone: 843-388-9719
Fax: 843-388-9723
TRICARE Military Health Plan
(TRICARE Management Activity)
This is the official Web site of the TRICARE Management Activity. TRICARE is a regionally managed health care program for active duty and retired members of the uniformed services, their families, and survivors.
http://www.tricare.mil/

Last Modified: Wednesday January 22, 2014 2:14 PM