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H 3292 General Bill, By Cobb-Hunter and Clyburn
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE ACT", TO DIRECT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO DESIGN A HEALTH CARE COVERAGE PROGRAM COMPARABLE TO THE ARKANSAS OPTION, BY ACCEPTING FEDERAL FUNDS ALLOWING APPROPRIATE UNINSURED PERSONS TO OBTAIN PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE WITH PREMIUMS PAID FOR BY FEDERAL FUNDS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROGRAM IS CONTINGENT UPON APPROPRIATE APPROVALS OF THE PROGRAM DESIGN BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE PROGRAM IS CONTINGENT UPON SPECIFIED LEVELS OF FEDERAL HEALTH CARE FUNDING, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ASSUMES NO OBLIGATION TO ANY PRIVATE INSURANCE CARRIER PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM OTHER THAN THE PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS AS ALLOWED PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE ACT.
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12/18/18House Prefiled
12/18/18House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
01/08/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 159)
01/08/19House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 160)



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