National Social Care Competition Winner Announcement

SC Thrive Named a Winner of the ACL Social Care Referrals Challenge

SC Thrive, in collaboration with CareSouth Carolina and Protech Solutions, wins the national Social Care Referrals Challenge from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living. Thanks to a next-level collaboration with CareSouth Carolina and Protech Solutions, we’re excited to announce that we have been named a winner of the Social…

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Open Enrollment Period for Health Coverage is Here

Open Enrollment 2022 Blog Banner

Open enrollment periods are used for most types of health insurance. They provide a period each year when you can sign up or make changes to an existing plan. Changes made during open enrollment typically take effect on January 1 of the following year. For instance, if you change your healthcare plan on November 15…

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Find Resources for Military & Veteran Families in Latest SCVets Guide

SC Vets Guide Find Helpful Resources for Military and Veteran Families

The SCVets Guide is a resource directory for South Carolina Veterans, Service members, and their families. It also features stories of real families’ successes accessing available resources. We understand that South Carolina Veterans don’t always get all the benefits they qualify for because sometimes they aren’t aware of the available resources. We have worked to…

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The Impact of Ensuring Children have Access to Healthy Meals

No Kid Hungry Ensuring Children have Access to Healthy Meals

When the school year ends, millions of children who regularly rely on free or reduced-cost meals are at risk of going hungry. Summer meal programs get help from organizations like ours to help spread the word about free, nutritious meals to families who need them. This year, SC Thrive was thrilled to team up with…

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Update Your Address through SCDHHS’s New Online Portal

Don't miss your mail update your address through SCDHHS'S new online portal

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) made a change so you can update your address more effortlessly. SCDHHS just released a new portal that allows Healthy Connections Medicaid members to update their address and contact information online. The online portal enables members to update their information quickly and when it is convenient…

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Recognizing Positive Impacts During National Nonprofit Day

Recognizing Positive Impacts Celebrate Nonprofit Day in South Carolina

National Nonprofit Day recognizes the effort charities and nonprofits put into making a difference in their communities. From community food banks, affordable housing, legal services, and education; nonprofits provide a large variety of necessary help that would otherwise be unmet by corporations and governmental agencies. This day is observed on August 17th to help us…

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Free & Reduced Meals: What’s Changed This Year

Free & Reduced Meals: What's Changed This Year

Some important changes are coming this school year when applying for free and reduced meals for students. The federal waiver that made school lunches free to all children expired at the end of June. That makes this the first school year since the pandemic that parents need to fill out an application for free and…

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Help Hungry Kids Get the Food They Need This Summer

No Kid Hungry Help Kids Get the Food They Need This Summer

Hunger affects all people. Millions of Americans are one job loss, missed paycheck, or expensive emergency away from hunger. But hunger doesn’t affect everyone equally – some groups like children, seniors, and minorities face hunger at much higher rates. No one can thrive on an empty stomach. Studies have shown that hungry kids are at…

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Is it Worth it? Medicare Savings Program Questions Answered

Medicare Savings Program

Wondering if the Medicare Savings Program is worth applying for? What is the Medicare Savings Program? The Medicare Savings Program is a benefit that helps pay for some out-of-pocket costs such as Medicare premiums, deductibles, copayments, coinsurance, and prescription drug costs for qualifying individuals. The Medicare Savings Program does not impact your Medicare Advantage Plans…

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Recognizing Mental Health

Recognizing Mental Health

Health doesn’t stop at physical health. Recognizing Mental Health is an incredibly important part of overall health at every stage of life, from childhood through adulthood. Our mental health affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Being aware of your mental…

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