the potential 2016 presidential candidate agreed to expand Medicaid eligibility in his state. Sheheen has said Gov. Nikki Haley shows a lack of leadership by refusing to expand Medicaid eligibility under the federal law to an estimated 200,000
budget-writing committee wants to give South Carolina state employees a slight raise and cover their rising health insurance premiums, but their out-of-pocket costs would increase again. The Ways and Means Committee tentatively
government approved healthcare, and the employer mandate penalizes businesses that do not provide government approved health insurance . "Our bill would allow a state like South Carolina the option to opt out of the ACA's mandates, while giving each
South Carolina's Medicaid director is seeking money to provide dental care to adults, weight-loss help for obese adults, and health screenings. Those three new benefits were part of director Tony Keck's
plans to improve education and calling her refusal to expand Medicaid eligibility foolish ideology. The gubernatorial race rivals ..... a political ploy. Sheheen says Haley's refusal to expand Medicaid eligibility under the federal health care law shows a lack
More than half of the 24,000 people who have signed up in South Carolina for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law are 45 years old or older. The Obama administration released age and gender breakdowns of
got a 5 percent boost. Haley's proposal provides $57 million to cover expected increases in state employees' health insurance premiums, but co-payments would go up again. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
of nearly 49,000 children receiving Medicaid benefits were mailed to the wrong addresses ..... developed to extract information from a state Medicaid database to generate the mass mailing ..... cards include the children's names, Medicaid identification numbers, dates of birth
national average. The state's labor force has actually declined over the past year. Among the problems McCrory said was holding the state back is government spending on Medicaid . Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.