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9:05 am on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Southern States Are Now Epicenter of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

Southern states now have the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses, the largest percentage of people living with the disease, and the most people dying from it, according to Rainey Campbell, executive director of the Southern AIDS Coalition, a non-...
6:04 pm on Thursday March 20, 2014

Obamacare signups Tuesday at Hilton Garden Inn

Grand Strand residents who need health insurance but have not yet signed up for one of the new ones offered through the Affordable Care Act can do so Tuesday at the Hilton Garden Inn at Coastal Grand Mall. Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina...
10:40 am on Wednesday March 19, 2014

Not expanding Medicaid could cost SC hospitals billions

South Carolina emergency rooms take in thousands of patients who can't afford to pay for treatment every year. A part of the Affordable Care Act aims to cut that number, but the state does not take part. South Carolina chose not to accept the...
7:49 pm on Wednesday March 12, 2014

SC BlueCross Teams Helping Consumers in 39 Cities Ahead of Insurance Deadline

South Carolinians will have an opportunity for face-to-face visits with BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina representatives who will travel the state to answer questions and help people sign up for health insurance before open enrollment ends...
10:40 am on Wednesday March 5, 2014

SC Hospital Association against bill for nullification of 'Obamacare'

In a blog post yesterday, Wednesday, March 4th, the South Carolina Hospital Association opposed the bill that will soon be up for debate in the SC house that would nullify the Affordable Care Act in South Carolina. The bill which will, "prohibit...
8:22 am on Friday February 28, 2014

South Carolina missing out on $800M in Federal Funding

South Carolina is slated to lose out on $807,000,000 dollars in Federal Funding over the next eight years for not expanding Medicaid.  via HuffPo Following a 2012 Supreme Court ruling that made Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act...