Posts made in November, 2015

Advancing Healthcare As a Community

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015 in Speak Out, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Advancing Healthcare As a Community

Advancing Healthcare As a Community

For 12 years I served the people of South Carolina at the State House in Columbia. During my time on the House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee, I saw firsthand what can happen when politicians meddle in businesses, medical practices and the broader marketplace. That is why I have joined with a group of upstate leaders to form the non-profit Citizens for Community Healthcare Advances. When Washington politicians forced the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on us – also known as Obamacare – it was 2,700 pages. Now that the ACA is fully implemented, it contains over 20,000 pages of regulations....

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Upstate Group Formed to Educate Citizens on Community-Based Healthcare

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Newsroom, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Upstate Group Formed to Educate Citizens on Community-Based Healthcare

Upstate Group Formed to Educate Citizens on Community-Based Healthcare

Affordable Care Act is Creating a Rapidly Changing Environment for Local Healthcare Providers GREENVILLE, S.C. – Citing concerns over the community’s need to understand the ever-changing South Carolina healthcare landscape, former State Rep. Dan Tripp is organizing the coalition Citizens for Community Healthcare Advances. “The purpose of Citizens for Community Healthcare Advances is to build a community-based coalition that promotes new and better ways to deliver efficient, affordable and improved healthcare,” Tripp said. “We want people to have a voice in their healthcare future.” “With the...

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ACA is Crushing Healthcare with Regulations

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Newsroom, Photos, Uncategorized | Comments Off on ACA is Crushing Healthcare with Regulations

ACA is Crushing Healthcare with Regulations

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – is churning out thousands of pages of regulations that doctors, hospitals, insurance companies and everyday citizens are having to live under now that ACA is the law of the land. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, community-centered healthcare is experiencing dramatic changes. Those changes are not always best for patients or for the community. And the current methods for delivering healthcare in our community are falling behind as hospitals shift their focus from in-patient treatment to community health...

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