|Repeal and Replace||
The future of healthcare reform hangs in the balance as Congress works to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
|Certificate of Need||South Carolina is one of 35 states that rely on a Certificate of Need law to restrict the overbuilding of costly medical services|
South Carolina's hospitals care for people under the most disastrous conditions. For instance, located on the coast, our state and its people face the real threat of hurricanes each year.
|End of Life Care||
The end-of-life care paradigm is shifting: less intervention, more empathy.
|HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act||
HIPAA is an acronym that stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
|MACRA & The Quality Payment Program (QPP)||
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, affectionately known as MACRA, is part of a larger national push toward value and quality in healthcare. MACRA repealed the sustainable growth rate formula, providing predictable payment increases instead. The payment changes will affect physicians as well as the hospitals and healthcare organization by whom they are employed or partnered.