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Quick Wins: Who Will Be Helped Right Away By the New Health Care Reform Law?

April 20, 2010

From our Friends at Community Catalyst National health care reform will have immediate benefits for Americans seeking quality, affordable health care. Focusing on the benefits that these policies will have on real people’s lives will help gain greater support for the new law, and put a human face on the issues that are being resolved.…

Summary of Medicaid, CHIP, and Low-Income Provisions in Health Care Reform

April 20, 2010

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), which is designed (with its companion set of amendments in H.R. 4782) to provide coverage to 32 million uninsured people, adopt broad-reaching reforms in insurance industry practices, make major new investments in public health, and reduce…

Key Dates in Reform Implementation

April 20, 2010

From our Friends at the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families Key Health Care Reform Dates for Children & Families 2010 • States must maintain Medicaid/CHIP eligibility levels and enrollment procedures in effect on March 23, 2010 (until 2014, with some exceptions, for adults and 2019 for children). • States can…

Great Coverage Of Last Nights Health Care Meeting By ABC Columbia

April 13, 2010

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Health Care Implementation Meeting Today in Columbia

April 12, 2010

We will discuss what initiatives have gone into effect and the process of implementing the rest of the improvements over the next few years. These meetings are open to the public. Please feel free to bring anyone interested in how these improvements will benefit South Carolina. Columbia Monday April 12th, 2010 6:00-7:30 p.m. The Vista Room at Suggs & Kelly 500 Taylor St.

Check The Facts

April 2, 2010

Politicians are entitled to have their own opinions but not their own facts. Want to see who’s telling the truth and who’s spinning it? www.factcheck.org

Lindsey Graham, Jim DeMint, Bobby Harrell to push repeal of health-care overhaul

April 1, 2010

By Liv Osby • Health Writer • April 1, 2010 U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint have joined South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell in calling for repeal of the new federal health reform law, saying its Medicaid expansion will cost the state too much. The law permits anyone at 133 percent of the…

SCHCV Hosting Town Hall Meetings Across The State To Discuss Health Care Reform Implementation

March 31, 2010

We will discuss what initiatives have gone into effect and the process of implementing the rest of the improvements over the next few years. These meetings are open to the public. Please feel free to bring anyone interested in how these improvements will benefit South Carolina. Meeting Dates Charleston Monday April 5th, 2010 6:00-7:30 p.m. International Longshoreman Hall 1142 Morrison Drive Columbia Monday April…

From Our Friends at Georgetown

March 25, 2010

It’s been a historic week for health care reform, most notably with the President’s signature on the Congress-approved health care bill (H.R. 3590). The legislative (with the companion bill of amendments currently waiting Senate approval) will provide health coverage to 32 million uninsured individuals. With the key elements of health reform now law, here is a…

What does the health care bill mean to me?

March 23, 2010

The health-care overhaul will change the way millions of Americans get health insurance and require nearly everyone to have health insurance or face penalties. A number of factors – including income, age, location and family size – will determine how it specifically impacts your life. This tool looks at what it could mean for your…

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