As Cover the Uninsured Week gets under way, providers in North and South Carolina are working with organizations to coordinate care for the estimated 2.6 million uninsured in their states. As part of the project, communities are assessing their needs. “They helped us uncover issues we didn’t know about,” says Renee Romberger, left, of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.
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Free dental clinics, like this one held last year in Charleston, S.C., have become an important part of improving the health of uninsured patients.