A Palmetto State health insurer is supporting programs that help uninsured and underinsured state residents.

The BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation, an arm of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., has awarded $775,000 in grants to South Carolina health programs.

The South Carolina Free Medical Clinic Association, Camden, S.C., the recipient of the largest share of the grant money, will use $50,000 in grant money to support operations and $200,000 to establish free medical clinic services in counties without free medical clinics.