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SCPHCA Presents SC Senator McGill Community Health Center Champion Award

Sen. McGill Award

posted on Monday, March 03, 2014

The South Carolina Primary Health Care Association (SCPHCA) proudly recognized SC Sen. Yancey McGill the Community Health Center Champion award at the 2014 SCPHCA State Policy and Issues Forum.  The award recognizes Sen. McGill's exemplary leadership and unwavering commitment to supporting the provision of high quality primary and preventive health care services to medically underserved individuals and communities. 

"Having grown up in rural South Carolina, Sen. McGill understands the importance of having access to quality health care," said SCPHCA CEO Lathran Woodard. "He also understands the challenges and barriers that people in rural areas face.  Sen. McGill has been a strong and vital supporter of Community Health Centers for over 25 years and is deserving of this award."

Last year when the decision was made that South Carolina would not accept Medicaid expansion, Sen. McGill worked with the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to make sure rural communities had an opportunity to expand services. It was with his support that Community Health Centers received $5 million for service to the uninsured and $2 million to improve facilities.

 Carl Humphries, CEO of HopeHealth, Inc. said, "When the announcement was made that HopeHealth, Inc. would be providing services in Williamsburg County, one of the first calls I received came from Sen. McGill.  He asked to meet with me so that he could find out what HopeHealth was all about and so that he could be certain that the citizens of his district would continue to receive excellent care.  It was obvious at that meeting that he had an advanced understanding of what community health centers are all about and how important we are in the delivery of health care."

 The SCPHCA is the membership organization that represents South Carolina's Community Health Centers, which are an integral part of the local primary health care systems in our state.  In 2012, the 19 community health centers provided affordable, community-based, and coordinated preventive and primary health care services to over 324,000patients statewide.  Community Health Centers, located in 43 of the state's 46 counties, provide high quality primary, dental and behavioral health services to all patients while reducing inappropriate Emergency Room usage, overall health care costs, racial and ethnic health disparities, and other barriers to care.  

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