Free Clinic Expands Income Eligibility

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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% as of July 1, 2019 …

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Clinic Partners with Maven Project

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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 will be provided with the …

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BIFMC Expands Care to Serve Uninsured on Folly Beach

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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 expansion of the free medical …

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Surprising Facts about Free Clinics

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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 jobs; works without receiving employee …

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BIFMC Featured on ‘Lowcountry Live’

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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 the Volunteers In Medicine clinic …

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