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The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services administers Medicaid, South Carolina's grant-in-aid program by which the federal and state governments share the cost of providing medical care for needy persons who have low income. Medicaid was authorized by Title XIX of the Social Security Act that was signed into law by the President on July 30, 1965. Congress has continually changed the Medicaid Program since it was created. South Carolina began participation in the Medicaid Program in July 1968 under the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Finance Commission. It was renamed the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services in 1995.

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  • Medicaid bulletin #17-016 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-23)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services publishes Medicaid Bulletins to clarify existing policies or explain new policies of the Medicaid program.
  • Medicaid bulletin #17-015 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-26)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services publishes Medicaid Bulletins to clarify existing policies or explain new policies of the Medicaid program.
  • Medicaid bulletin #17-013 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-22)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services publishes Medicaid Bulletins to clarify existing policies or explain new policies of the Medicaid program.
  • Medicaid bulletin #17-014 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-15)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services publishes Medicaid Bulletins to clarify existing policies or explain new policies of the Medicaid program.
  • Medicaid bulletin #17-010 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-02)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services publishes Medicaid Bulletins to clarify existing policies or explain new policies of the Medicaid program.
  • Medicaid bulletin #17-008 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-02)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services publishes Medicaid Bulletins to clarify existing policies or explain new policies of the Medicaid program.
  • Medicaid bulletin #17-003 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-02)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services publishes Medicaid Bulletins to clarify existing policies or explain new policies of the Medicaid program.
  • House Ways and Means / Healthcare Subcommittee FY 2017-18 Executive Budget 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01-31)
    This powerpoint presentation by the House Ways and Means Healthcare Subcommittee gives the context for the FY 2017-17 executive budget, FY 2016-17 executive budget, major sources of other funds, FTE request, program updates ...
  • Senate Finance Committee / HHS Subcommittee FY 2017-18 Executive Budget 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01-18)
    This PowerPoint presentation by the Senate Finance Committee gives the FY 2017-18 budget request for DHHS, the FY 2015-16 and 2016-17 year-to-date figures, proviso changes, changes in fund balances, eligibility and enrollment ...
  • Medicaid bulletin #17-011 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-02)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services publishes Medicaid Bulletins to clarify existing policies or explain new policies of the Medicaid program.

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