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BIFMC Receives Gold Star Rating from National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

May 24, 2022 Comments Off on BIFMC Receives Gold Star Rating from National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

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…

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A Shot Of Hope: BIFMC Vaccinates Hundreds Across the Lowcountry

Nov 11, 2021 Comments Off on A Shot Of Hope: BIFMC Vaccinates Hundreds Across the Lowcountry
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic has safely administered hundreds of Covid-19 vaccines to adults across the Lowcountry – and will continue until the pandemic is brought to an end. While the last year has seen challenges and sorrows that few have seen or experienced in their lifetimes, it has also…

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Surprising Facts about Free Clinics

Jan 30, 2021 Comments Off on Surprising Facts about Free Clinics
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

More than half of the US population will dip below the poverty line at some point before the age of 65. Many Americans may find themselves without health insurance at one point or another in life – which can be a very frightening experience. Whether a person is in between…

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BIFMC Volunteer Physician, Marta Hampton MD, Recognized as Charleston ‘Health Care Hero’

Dec 5, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Volunteer Physician, Marta Hampton MD, Recognized as Charleston ‘Health Care Hero’
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic volunteer Physician, Dr. Marta Hampton, was recognized as a volunteer Health Care Hero by the Charleston Regional Business Journal on December 4th, 2019, at the Francis Marion Hotel. The award, presented by The Charleston Regional Business Journal each year, “honors the men, women, and service…

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BIFMC Offering Free Health Care to Downtown Charleston Hospitality Workers

Sep 16, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Offering Free Health Care to Downtown Charleston Hospitality Workers
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is excited to announce that as of September 16th, 2019, all free healthcare services will extend to include low income, uninsured adults who work in the hospitality industry of Downtown Charleston. The HIP [Hospitality Inclusion Project] Initiative will aim to expand patient eligibility and provide…

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Free Clinic Expands Income Eligibility

Jul 3, 2019 Comments Off on Free Clinic Expands Income Eligibility
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is pleased to announce that it has expanded their income eligibility – and is now able to accept even more adults who cannot afford health insurance. The free clinic has increased the income eligibility threshold from 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) to 299%…

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Clinic Partners with Maven Project

Jun 3, 2019 Comments Off on Clinic Partners with Maven Project
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic [BIFMC] is thrilled to announce that it has been selected to participate in the national MAVEN Project initiative. Chosen by both the National Volunteers in Medicine organization and The Maven Project Foundation as one of four free clinics across the nation, volunteer physicians at BIFMC…

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BIFMC Expands Care to Serve Uninsured on Folly Beach

Mar 28, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Expands Care to Serve Uninsured on Folly Beach
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is thrilled to announce that as of April 1st, 2019, the free clinic will be accepting low income, uninsured adults who live or work on Folly Beach in addition to Johns, James and Wadmalaw Island. The announcement comes on the one year anniversary marking the…

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BIFMC Featured on ‘Lowcountry Live’

Jun 20, 2018 Comments Off on BIFMC Featured on ‘Lowcountry Live’
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

Representatives of Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic appeared on Charleston’s “Lowcountry Live” on Tuesday, June 19, to help spread the word about their expanded clinic and free health care services. [WATCH] Medical Director Richard Ulmer, and Outreach and Communications Specialist Carrie Moores joined the segment to discuss the mission of…

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Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic Celebrates Grand Opening

Apr 23, 2018 Comments Off on Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic Celebrates Grand Opening
May 19 @ 10:56 pm

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic held a Ribbon Cutting Celebration and Grand Opening on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The Free Clinic recently opened its seven-exam facility room doors to treat even more uninsured adults who live or work on Johns, James and Wadmalaw Islands. Surrounded by supporters and community members,…

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