Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, by adding a new Section at the end to read:
/ Section 1-1-1920. (A) The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services shall submit an annual report to the Governor, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by January 1 of each year which shall detail the number of:
(1) uninsured persons in the State by race and gender for each county and for the State as a whole;
(2) persons reported pursuant to item (1) who currently qualify for coverage under the Medicaid program but who are not enrolled in the Medicaid program;
(3) persons reported pursuant to item (1) who would qualify for Medicaid expansion as described in 42 U.S.C. Section 1396a(a)(10)(A)(VIII).
(B) The department also shall submit, as part of its annual budget request, a plan to provide access to health care and improve health outcomes for all state residents who would qualify for Medicaid expansion. The plan must include a method of funding this initiative." /
Renumber sections to conform.
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