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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…

From Our Friends At First Focus

March 19, 2010

Day One

March 19, 2010

Health Care Reform becomes law, what does that really mean? 1.On Day One, annual insurance caps on coverage would be eliminated 2.On Day One, rescissions – the insurance practice of dumping sick people even if they have paid their premiums – would be eliminated 3.On Day One, pre-existing condition exclusions for children would be eliminated,…

How Will Health Care Reform Effect You?

March 18, 2010

Click on the links below to see how National Health Care Refrom will effect you and the people in your district in South Carolina HENRY BROWN Representing the 1st District of South Carolina  JOE WILSON  Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina Gresham Barrett  Representing the 3rd District of South Carolina Bob Inglis  Representing the …

I have to sacrifice me. Charleston Healthcare Stories

August 18, 2009

Judy L. Although eighty-two years old and partially paralyzed from a recent stroke, mother fights the idea of dying with each breath.  Her family is grateful that she has such a spirit, allowing us more time with her. When we sat down to discuss what mother would want with a health care professional, mother was…

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