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4:19 am on Wednesday November 6, 2013

336K in S.C. likely qualify for health care subsidies

Depending on your location, a single individual can make up to $45,960 and qualify for discounts under the federal health care law, something that applies to an estimated 336,000 South Carolinians.
12:30 pm on Monday November 22, 2010

A look inside South Carolina's looming Medicaid crisis

Image by Flickr user sparkieblues You probably remember the news about how South Carolina is on the edge of a Medicaid budgetary crisis and that a high-ranking state Senator was threatening to just shut the whole thing down taking away health...
5:12 am on Monday November 22, 2010

A look inside South Carolina's looming Medicaid crisis

You probably remember the news about how South Carolina is on the edge of a Medicaid budgetary crisis and that a high-ranking state Senator was threatening to just shut the whole thing down taking away health insurance from some 1-in-6 South...
4:46 am on Tuesday October 5, 2010

In politics: 15% of South Carolinains at risk for losing health insurance

Image by Flickr user TWMIn a push back against growing public insurance rosters during the recession, hundreds of thousands of South Carolinians' insurance policies are a risk along with billions in federal matching dollars. The Post and Courier has...
5:01 am on Saturday October 2, 2010

South Carolina insurers to halt access to new children's policies (update: impasse continues)

Image by Flickr user rachel_titiriga Update October 2: The Post and Courier has a short follow up on the continuing impasse; take a read here. First reporting September 24: The Post and Courier's top story this morning addresses the fact that as...
3:08 am on Tuesday March 30, 2010

S.C. congressmen discuss health care reform, show differing opinions

Image by Flickr user Truthout.orgOn Monday afternoon, two of South Carolina's most well known congressmen, Joe Wilson and Jim Clyburn, held events at which they expressed their stance on the new health care reform. The two men vocalized their...
4:03 am on Wednesday November 11, 2009

Poll shows Southerners turning a cold shoulder on health care reform

Image by Flickr user Mr. WrightImage by 20091111-health.jpg According to a new poll conducted by Winthrop University, Southerners aren't buying President Barack Obama's push to revamp the nation's health care system. South Carolina and ten other...
1:39 am on Thursday August 20, 2009

DeMint to host virtual town hall this evening

Senator Jim DeMint will host a virtual town hall meeting tonight, August 20, to discuss the Democratic plan to reform health care at 6 p.m. This could get a little heated.  Here's the link to tonight's town hall.
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