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Long-Term Care Joint Resolution Introduced in SC Sentate

On February 16, 2011 the Long-term Care Joint Resolution developed by members of the ACA Implementation Initiative Long-term Care workgroup was introduced in the SC Senate.

State Coverage Initiatives Releases State of the States 2011

The State Coverage Initiatives (SCI) program recently released its report State of the States 2011.The report offers an excellent summary and comparison of where different states are in implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

SC Medicaid Deficit Spending

SCPHI Associate Director Megan Weis comments on the Medicaid deficit.

Implementation of ACA Across the Nation

Frank Knapp, a member of the Affordable Care Act Implementation Initiative is quoted in the McClatchy Washington Bureau article.

Planning for South Carolina’s Long-Term Care Needs

SCPHI Director Lee Pearson, along with partners including AARP-SC, recently spoke to the Anderson Independent regarding the need for South Carolina to strategically study issues of long-term care for the elderly.

ACA Implementation Initiative on SCRN

SCPHI Associate Director for Outreach and Program Development Megan Weis spoke to the South Carolina Radio Network regarding the Affordable Care Act Implementation Initiative. Read the story and listen to the audio.

New Healthcare Reform Initiatives Becoming Effective in 2011

As South Carolina rings in the New Year, new healthcare initiatives from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are becoming effective in 2011. According to the Affordable Care Act Implementation Initiative, these changes will directly affect South Carolinians. A total of 21 provisions are scheduled to take effect.

Affordable Care Act Implementation Initiative Announces Media Resource and Contacts

A resource for media professionals has been released by the Affordable Care Act Implementation Initiative (the Initiative) of South Carolina.

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