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Welcome to the Western Carolina Medical Society PROJECT ACCESS

About Project Access®

Project Access® is a ground-breaking physician volunteer initiative providing access to comprehensive medical care for low-income uninsured Buncombe County residents since 1996. More than 2,500 low-income individuals in Buncombe County receive healthcare through Project Access® annually.

How Project Access® Works

A dedicated network of more than 500 Buncombe County physicians along with Mission Hospital, local pharmacies, WCMS Interpreter Network Interpreters, mental health providers, community service navigators, generous volunteers–all supported by donations from businesses and individuals in the community, provide healthcare through Project Access® to individuals in Buncombe County without reimbursement. Project Access® is not health insurance, it is however a way to help our community members stabilize their health so that health insurance is more attainable.

Click here for more information:  Project Access and the Western Carolina Medical Society

WIN’s medical interpreter and translation services provide:

  • 24/7 access to on-site interpreters
  • Phone interpretation services
  • Document translation services
  • Easy scheduling
  • Confirmation of appointments with your patients by WIN
  • Online access to WIN’s calendar
  • Affordable rates
  • Quality interpretation and translation services in more than 10 languages, including:
    • Albanian
    • ASL
    • Greek
    • Hungarian
    • Japanese
    • Mandarin Chinese
    • Moldavian/Romanian
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Ukrainian
    • And more!    Click here for the Interpreter Network

The Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, is the physician and community-led charitable arm of the medical society, addressing issues of access to quality healthcare, disparities in health, and health & wellness.

WCMS Foundation is respected for its leadership and innovation in addressing issues of access to quality health care and disparities in health. These activities are carried out through collaboration, education, advocacy, innovation, research, public policy, and fundraising.

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