Tony Keck speaks at SCHA Annual Meeting

The new Director of the SC Department of Health and Human Services, Tony Keck, spoke to the Association leadership during the 2011 Annual Meeting. He discussed health care reform, managed care, the state budget deficit, and the need to work with providers. He also praised the hospital members for their continued collaboration, which has helped produce better health outcomes for South Carolinians.

Keck said that he has been tasked to work with hospitals to create a plan for South Carolina for payment reform and driving cost out of the system. He took a few questions from the audience including those addressing the hospital provider tax and the Medicaid deficit.

 


Released:
02-25-2011 12:00 (EST)