Required services to cost South Carolina health plan $70 million
South Carolina's insurance plan for public employees expects to spend about $70 million to provide the preventive services that federal health care law requires insurance plans to offer at no out-of-pocket cost to workers.
By Seanna Adcox|August 24, 2012 at 07:24 AM
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s insurance plan for public employees expects to spend about $70 million to provide the preventive services that federal health care law requires insurance plans to offer at no out-of-pocket cost to workers.
While workers and retirees won’t pay at the doctors’ office, they will pay elsewhere, said Stephen Van Camp, director of employees’ insurance program.
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