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SCDHHS’s Waiver Request: The Good and The Bad

March 21, 2019

In late December 2018, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) released an initial proposal to request a waiver from the federal government to allow for the implementation of work requirements for many South Carolinians who get their health care coverage through Medicaid. This proposal was flawed and deeply concerning, and in…

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Join us to take a stand against harmful Medicaid work requirements in SC

January 7, 2019

Proposed Medicaid work requirements would cause real harm for vulnerable, low-income South Carolina parents. South Carolina’s Medicaid agency is pursuing a rule change, creating work requirements for those on Medicaid. The rule would force low-income South Carolina parents with Medicaid coverage to prove they have a job or risk losing their health benefits. These work…

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Introducing Clean Slate

November 15, 2018

Nearly 1 in 3 Americans has a criminal record, with even minor offenses carrying a stigma. With nearly 9 in 10 employers, 4 in 5 landlords, and 3 in 5 colleges screening criminal background checks, this can bring a life sentence of poverty. We believe that people with criminal records paid their debt to society…

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