Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is proud to receive a 2022 Gold Star Standards Rating from The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics,
According to the NAFC’s website, “The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable health care. The NAFC and our members are dedicated to ensuring that our patients receive quality health care. Therefore, to quantify and qualify the care provided at the Free and Charitable Clinic network, the NAFC formalized a set of Quality Standards for member organizations.”
NAFC Quality Standards elements include policies and procedures related to the following areas: Administrative, Enhanced Access and Continuity of Care, Identifying and Managing Patient Population information, Planning and Managing Care, Providing Self-Care Support and Community Resources, Tracking and Coordinating Care, and Measuring and Improving Performance.
BIFMC is excited to have consistently received this top rating, highlighting our commitment to providing quality care for our patients. For more information on the NAFC, please visit www.nafcclinics.org. For more information on Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, please visit www.bifmc.org.
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is a free clinic in Charleston, SC, that provides free medical care to eligible patients, just like any family practitioner or internist. The Free Clinic serves uninsured adults living at or below 299 % of the Federal poverty level who live or work on Johns, James, & Wadmalaw Island or Folly Beach, or serve the Hospitality Industry of Downtown Charleston. You can sign up for our monthly e-news updates, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.