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Despite Bad Economy, S.C. Makes Progress In Enrolling Kids

November 30, 2011

Press Release: New Analysis Shows State, National Progress in Extending Coverage Columbia – South Carolina made significant progress in reducing the number of uninsured children from 2008 to 2010, according to a new report released by the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center and authored by the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center for Children…

18 S.C. Hospitals To See 8% Cuts To Indigent Care Incentives

November 8, 2011

From The Post & Courier: Payment to Roper St. Francis Healthcare’s Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in West Ashley (left) and East Cooper Medical Center in Mount Pleasant are among the facilities that will see their payments for providing uncompensated care cut by the state. BY RENEE DUDLEY [email protected] Monday, November 7, 2011 About a third…

Tea-Party Debate Crowd Cheers Letting Uninsured Die

September 13, 2011

A day after the 10th anniversary of the day that supposedly united America, that day we will never forget, audience members at the CNN/Tea Party Express debate erupted in whoops at the prospect of letting the poor and uninsured die. Watch it: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=irx_QXsJiao]

Kaiser Poll: The Uninsured Don’t Understand ACA

September 7, 2011

From Politico: People will only understand the law when it becomes tangible for them, Drew Altman said. | AP Photo By JENNIFER HABERKORN | 8/29/11 12:24 PM EDT About half of the uninsured Americans who stand to benefit the most from the health care reform law aren’t aware of how the legislation is designed to…

Rick Perry’s Snake Oil Cure For Our Sick Healthcare System

September 7, 2011

From The Huffington Post: By Wendell Potter In his quest to win the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is perpetuating a convincing hoax: that implementing Texas-style tort reform would go a long way toward curing what ails the U.S. health care system. Like his fellow GOP contenders, Perry consistently denounces “Obamacare” as “a…

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