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October Breakfast Meeting

posted Oct 23, 2017, 2:17 PM by Ocdp Web
What is the status of healthcare in South Carolina?  Attend our October 28 breakfast and find out!

The Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act remains the law of the land.  Nevertheless, the Republicans in Congress are doing everything in their power to sabotage the provisions of the act that are within the discretion of the Administration.  To make it more difficult for the millions who got insurance through the exchanges, they have reduced the annual renewal period to just 6 weeks, from November 1 to December 15.  They also have cut the budget for advertising and advising by 50%.

One of the organizations that has stepped up to fill the gap created by those moves is the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center.  The Center maintains a website, South Carolina Healthcare Voices, that "provides information and support to SC citizens who want to address healthcare issues and solve problems."

We are delighted that Sue Berkowitz, the director of the center, will be the speaker at our monthly breakfast on October 28.  She will discuss some of the efforts of the Appleseed Center to inform the thousands of South Carolinians who receive subsidized insurance under the Affordable Care Act about their options and how to ensure that their coverage continues uninterrupted for at least another year and other services offered to the neediest and most endangered of our fellow citizens.  
Don't miss this special speaker coming all the way from Columbia to Seneca!  
Come with healthcare questions. Sue has answers. 

For more information on the center, click here.