The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) recently awarded the Ministry’s Free Medical Clinic its Top Honor, a 2022 Gold Rating.
The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable healthcare.
Greater Greenwood United Ministry’s Free Medical Clinic is one of only 633 NAFC member clinics to be rated. Of those rated, only 77% received Gold Rating Status.
Greater Greenwood United Ministry (GGUM) is in its 28th year serving Greenwood, Saluda, and McCormick County patients, who are without Medicare, Medicaid, or Insurance.
Last year GGUM’s Free Medical Clinic served at record levels.
- Provided 1,446 patient visits, at a value of $361,500.00.
- Dispensed 4,090 medications from its in- house pharmacy, a $409,000.00 value.
- Served 32 dental patients
- March 18, launched a “Women’s Clinic”, offering gynecological care.
Donna Trapp, GGUM’s Clinic Medical Coordinator of more than 18-years says, “This Gold Seal” signifies to our patients and providers that our clinic works very hard at meeting best practices in quality patient care, credentialing, diagnostic policies, educational and tracking systems for crucial patient self-care and follow-up.”