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New Ruling Threatens the ACA’s Gender Discrimination Protection  of Transgender People

New Ruling Threatens the ACA’s Gender Discrimination Protection of Transgender People

Federal Judge O’ Connor temporarily ordered the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) not to enforce a rule applying the ACA’s gender discrimination protections in cases involving transgender people. The judge ordered HHS to permit discrimination by religious entities against transgender patients. Patients seeking reproductive health care and those who have had an abortion can alsoRead more about New Ruling Threatens the ACA’s Gender Discrimination Protection of Transgender People[…]

ACA Health Coverage Options for LGBT South Carolinians

ACA Health Coverage Options for LGBT South Carolinians

At Palmetto Project we know that health is an equality issue—and the Affordable Care Act offers lots of new opportunities for LGBT folks and their families to get the quality, affordable health coverage and health care they deserve. That’s why we’re partnering with Out2Enroll to make sure LGBT South Carolinians have the facts they needRead more about ACA Health Coverage Options for LGBT South Carolinians[…]

Who are South Carolina’s Uninsured?

Who are South Carolina’s Uninsured?

“48% of South Carolina’s remaining uninsured are eligible for coverage,” said Shelli Quenga, Palmetto Project’s director of programs and leader of the 30-year-old non-profits signupSC network. “That’s great news for the certified enrollment assisters who are positioned across South Carolina to provide free, in-person help to those who are uninsured and those who are currentlyRead more about Who are South Carolina’s Uninsured?[…]

Free In-Person Assistance Available During Health Insurance Marketplace  Open Enrollment Begins Sunday

Free In-Person Assistance Available During Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Begins Sunday

Palmetto Project’s signupSC network is celebrating the third open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act with several kick-off events.  The general public can drop in to ask questions about the Marketplace, compare and select a new health insurance plan, and get assistance with enrollment applications. Enrollees need to renew their plans by December 15Read more about Free In-Person Assistance Available During Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Begins Sunday[…]

ACA is Working in South Carolina

ACA is Working in South Carolina

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the right of consumers in states using the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace like South Carolina to receive Advanced Premium Tax Credits to purchase affordable, comprehensive health insurance was the right thing for more than 150,000 of our friends and neighbors who currently have Marketplace health plans. For 23 of our organization’sRead more about ACA is Working in South Carolina[…]

Salve Graduates!

Salve Graduates!

If you work with graduating students who have health plans through their school, or are a recent graduate yourself, please join Young Invincibles for an upcoming webinar discussing all you need to know about losing school-based coverage and finding health insurance on the Marketplace. This upcoming webinar will answer your questions about where to find aRead more about Salve Graduates![…]

Boomer? How can the ACA help you?

Boomer? How can the ACA help you?

Palmetto Project’s director of programs, Shelli Quenga, recently talked to Rebecca Imholz, host of “Let’s Talk Boomers!”, which airs weekly on Saturday mornings from 11-11:30 on News Radio 94.3 WSC FM.  “Let’s Talk Boomers!” is the only local radio show that is about Boomers (people born sometime between 1946 and 1964), for Boomers. Many SouthRead more about Boomer? How can the ACA help you?[…]