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Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter Talks Good Sense

October 29, 2010

South Carolina Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter dropped some straight talk on the new health care law yesterday (Thursday, Oct. 28) on ETV Radio’s “Your Day.” Click here to stream a refreshing earful from Orangeburg’s outspoken social-worker-turned-legislator.

Important Message From The S.C. Hospital Association

October 28, 2010

Why SC Hospitals Support Federal Health Reform Faced with $1 billion worth of uncompensated care each year, South Carolina hospitals have few options for balancing their budgets. The federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) requires hospitals to treat any person who walks into the emergency room, even if the patient is unable…

A Thoughtful Prescription

October 15, 2010

Here’s a thoughtful three-point prescription for reading between the lines of lazy and/or partisan reporting on the new health care law, courtesy of Kaiser Health News. Changes Wrought By Health Reform? Well, Maybe Not By Jonathan Cohn So far, the big McDonald’s controversy is turning out to be a big nothingburger. Two weeks ago, the…

Federal Judge Upholds Health Care Law

October 8, 2010

By JOSH GERSTEIN | 10/7/10 5:37 PM EDT A federal judge in Michigan has upheld as Constitutional a provision in the health care reform bill requiring uninsured individuals to purchase insurance. U.S. District Court Judge George Steeh ruled Thursday that the so-called individual mandate — a requirement President Barack Obama opposed during the presidential campaign…

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