Healthcare

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Questions about insurance or medical care?

Our Healthcare team can help you with questions related to private insurance, Medicaid, TEFRA, appeals, waivers and managed care information. We can provide applications and support in person or over the phone.

Need help? Call our Healthcare Connection Coordinators at 1-800-578-8750.

What is Medicaid?

Medicaid is South Carolina’s aid program where the federal and state governments share the cost of providing medical care for people who meet certain eligibility criteria. The Medicaid program is administered by the South Carolina Department of Health & Human Services (SCDHHS).

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Dental Care for Adults

Having difficulty finding a dentist to provide dental care in your area? Adults with special needs can get help finding the dental care they need! The Special Adult Network of Dentists is a project of the Medical University of South Carolina to connect adults with special needs to dental care providers in all areas of the state. Contact: SANDs Program Coordinator Joan McLauren at 843-876-0059 or [email protected].  

Other Healthcare Assistance

Various programs may provide assistance depending on the situation. Several state programs may be able to provide services based on area of need. Grant opportunities can help pay for care not included in state programs and not covered by insurance. The programs listed here may provide health care assistance, either by providing health care or through financial assistance. Learn more here.

What is a Medicaid Waiver?

Waivers are used to supplement services provided through the South Carolina Medicaid plan. In South Carolina, there are nine waiver programs through the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Three state agencies are responsible for operating the waivers. Each waiver provides different services and has different eligibility criteria. Call our Healthcare Connection Coordinators at 1-800-578-8750 for details.