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An Important Update on Medicaid Expansion in South Carolina
Posted by: Lexington Medical Center | May 01, 2013
Many people have questions about whether South Carolina should expand Medicaid, even those who provide health care services. That’s why the South Carolina Hospital Association created a video that explains what could happen if South Carolina opts out of the Medicaid expansion, which is available to states under the Affordable Care Act. Please take a moment to watch this video. It may answer a lot of your questions.
Lexington Medical Center, in West Columbia, S.C., anchors a county-wide health care network that includes six community medical centers throughout Lexington County and employs a staff of 5,900 health care professionals. The network also includes comprehensive cardiovascular care, an occupational health center, the largest nursing home in the Carolinas and more than 60 physician practices. At its heart is the 414-bed state-of-the-art Lexington Medical Center, with a reputation for the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center won “Best Hospital” by readers of The State for ten years in a row, “Best Hospital” by readers of the Free Times, "Best Place to Have a Baby" by readers of Palmetto Parent, the "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation and the prestigious “Summit Award” from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction.