AccessHealth Spartanburg

South Carolina


AccessHealth Spartanburg is a multi-stakeholder, community-wide effort to address the unmet medical and social needs of uninsured individuals living in Spartanburg, South Carolina. AccessHealth care navigation teams screen potential clients for program eligibility (including eligibility for other local, state and national assistance programs); perform assessments for psychosocial needs; assist clients in creating lifestyle goals; collect medical histories; and assign medical homes tailored to clients' unique medical needs. This project is part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Transforming Complex Care initiative. 

Partner Organizations

  • Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • Forrester Center for Behavioral Health
  • Mary Black Hospital
  • ReGenesis Healthcare
  • St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic
  • Spartanburg Area Department of Mental Health
  • Spartanburg County Medical Society
  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • USC Upstate
  • Welvista
  • Miracle Hill Rescue Mission
  • Sherman College of Chiropractic
  • Spartanburg County Detention Center
  • United Housing Connection
  • Westgate Family Therapy
  • Spartanburg Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Spartanburg Public Library System
  • South Carolina Hospital Association
  • Duke Endowment, The United Way of the Piedmont, The Mary Black Foundation, Spartanburg Regional Foundation (funders)

Target Population

Uninsured individuals with unmet medical and social needs living at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level in Spartanburg County

Care Team

Two eligibility specialists, social worker, Registered Nurse, community health worker


2010 - present

Results/ Studies

Community Benefit Report (2014)


Private grant


Program website

Profile by the Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. (May 2018)

Webinar: Enhancing Complex Care Beyond the Walls of a Clinical Setting (September 2018)

Technical Assistance Tool: Rewarding Health Behaviorals and Addressing Day-to-Day Needs: AccesHealth Spartanburg's Gift-In-Kind Closet (September 2018)