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5:36 am on Friday May 2, 2014

118,000 Singup for Obamacare in South Carolina

Enrollment continues to grow, but not skyrocket, in the Palmetto State. 
11:36 pm on Monday April 7, 2014

100,000 in S.C. register for Obamacare

That estimate was current throught March 31, and more are expected by May 1.
6:04 pm on Thursday March 20, 2014

Obamacare signups Tuesday at Hilton Garden Inn

Grand Strand residents who need health insurance but have not yet signed up for one of the new ones offered through the Affordable Care Act can do so Tuesday at the Hilton Garden Inn at Coastal Grand Mall. Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina...
10:40 am on Wednesday March 19, 2014

Not expanding Medicaid could cost SC hospitals billions

South Carolina emergency rooms take in thousands of patients who can't afford to pay for treatment every year. A part of the Affordable Care Act aims to cut that number, but the state does not take part. South Carolina chose not to accept the...
7:49 pm on Wednesday March 12, 2014

SC BlueCross Teams Helping Consumers in 39 Cities Ahead of Insurance Deadline

South Carolinians will have an opportunity for face-to-face visits with BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina representatives who will travel the state to answer questions and help people sign up for health insurance before open enrollment ends...
10:40 am on Wednesday March 5, 2014

SC Hospital Association against bill for nullification of 'Obamacare'

In a blog post yesterday, Wednesday, March 4th, the South Carolina Hospital Association opposed the bill that will soon be up for debate in the SC house that would nullify the Affordable Care Act in South Carolina. The bill which will, "prohibit...
8:22 am on Friday February 28, 2014

South Carolina missing out on $800M in Federal Funding

South Carolina is slated to lose out on $807,000,000 dollars in Federal Funding over the next eight years for not expanding Medicaid.  via HuffPo Following a 2012 Supreme Court ruling that made Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act...
6:54 am on Thursday February 13, 2014

41,000 sign up for Obamacare in South Carolina

Some 41,000 South Carolinians have selected a health insurance plan on HealthCare.gov but... The number of people who have selected a plan and paid their first month's premium - a requirement for true enrollment - is 26,923, according to S.C....
7:11 am on Sunday November 10, 2013

194,330 in S.C. to go without in healthcare 'coverage gap'; Hospitals brace for impact

While some 336,000 South Carolinians will get subsidies for their health insurance, another 200,000 are stuck too poor for subsidies and not poor enough for free coverage. It's part of a national "coverage gap" in states that refused to expand...
4:14 am on Friday November 8, 2013

Public lashes back at Obamacare nullification hearing

The North Charleston hearing lasted more than three three hours.