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SC Hemophilia Assistance Program (HAP)

The South Carolina Hemophilia Assistance Program (HAP) is a state-funded program provided by the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) in partnership with Patient Services, Inc. (PSI). The HAP program was established to assist state residents with Hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease. The program offers insurance case management and financial assistance for private health insurance costs as well as co-payment assistance. The program was established to assist eligible patients with obtaining health insurance by funding premiums and co-pays. This insurance will cover blood disorders healthcare needs as well as comprehensive and preventive services. PSI has been assisting patients with chronic conditions to obtain health insurance coverage since 1989.

Who is eligible for service?

Patients who meet the following criteria may be eligible for assistance:

  • Diagnosis of Hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease
  • Eligible / Enrolled with DHEC
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent South Carolina resident
  • Prospective patients must have an income of at or below 250% of the federal poverty level, ineligible for Medicaid or Medicare services, non-insured, and not eligible for insurance under any other plan. Patients meeting this criteria who lose insurance should contact DHEC immediately.

Types of Assistance

  • Health Insurance Coverage Sourcing
  • Health Insurance Premium Assistance
  • Co-payment Assistance

How do you apply?

Call the CSHCN program main office at (803) 898-0784, or contact your nearest regional CSHCN office below. Once your application is received from DHEC and evaluated for eligibility for this program, you will be referred to PSI who will contact you by phone and mail to discuss your circumstances and assist you with locating a resource for health insurance. PSI will work with you to determine if a private insurance policy offered in South Carolina meets your needs. Once enrolled / approved, PSI can financially assist you with your insurance premium and co-pays.

DHEC Office Upstate:

  • Greenville County Health Department
    200 University Ridge
    Greenville, SC 29601
    Phone: 864-372-3064

DHEC Office Midlands:

  • Richland County Health Department
    2000 Hampton St.
    Columbia, SC. 29204
    Phone: 803-572-2800
  • Lancaster County Health Department
    1833 Pageland Highway
    Lancaster, SC. 29720
    Phone: 803-285-7628

DHEC Office Pee Dee:

  • Florence County Health Department
    145 Cheves St
    Florence, SC. 29506
    Phone: 843-661-4835
  • Horry County Health Department
    1931 Industrial Park
    Conway, SC. 29526
    Phone: 843-915-8806

DHEC Office Lowcounty:

  • Charleston CSHCN Office
    3963 Whipper Barony Lane
    North Charleston, SC 29505
    Phone: 843-740-1580
  • Orangeburg County Health Department
    1550 Carolina Ave.
    Orangeburg, SC 29115
    Phone: 803-533-5480

Contact DHEC Main Office

  • Call the CSHCN Program main office at (803) 898-0784.
  • Call the nearest regional CSHCN office

For additional information, please visit the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control website

If you have questions about getting services for your child with special needs, please contact us.