Frequently Asked Questions

What is Genesis Healthcare, Inc.?

GHC is a nonprofit community healthcare center deeply committed to improving the health of our community through prevention, early intervention, rehabilitation and education.

Our Health Care Centers in Darlington, Olanta, Lamar, Florence, and Walterboro provide primary health care services to patients of all ages.

What makes Genesis Healthcare, Inc. different from a regular family practice? 

A community health center is like any other doctor’s office in that we have licensed physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to provide our patients with the highest quality care, service, and preventive health care.  The difference is our commitment to provide quality care to all patients, regardless of their ability to pay.  Genesis Healthcare, Inc. accepts most private insurances, Medicaid and Medicare, and we have a sliding fee program for patients without insurance.

I do not have insurance, and I would like to enroll in your sliding fee program.  How do I go about this?

The sliding scale is offered to all patients! It is based on house hold income, everyone living in the home has to be listed on the application form and their income must also be included.

  • Award letter from Social Security ;
  • Last years tax return;
  • Pay stubs;

What is Case Management?

Case Management is a patient management program designed to improve the health of patients with chronic illnesses such as Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Asthma, COPD and High Cholesterol.  Initially a head to toe physical and an in depth patient chart review are performed, followed by development of an individual treatment plan.  The Case Management staff will explain our preventive health procedures that include services such as flu shots and cancer screenings, as well as our medical management procedures for chronic illnesses such as echocardiography and lab tests.

The patient benefits and success of this program have been overwhelming.  Patients in this program have enjoyed better health, which in turn means increased enjoyment of life.  Diabetic patients especially benefit from Case Management due to better control of blood sugar.  We look forward to providing this valuable service to you.