Healthcare

Opinion: Now more than ever SC’s community health centers must receive adequate funding

The State Hilton Head Island Packet Myrtle Beach Sun News September 12, 2020 BY LATHRAN WOODARD AND FRANK KNAPP The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weakness in the current health care system in a nation that is largely dependent on employer-based insurance. A recent survey by the Commonwealth Fund found…

Small Business Group: Executive Orders on Drug Prices Not a Serious Effort

Contact Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764 Statement by Frank Knapp Jr., Small Business for America’s Future co-chair and Founder and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, about President Trump Signing Executive Orders on Drug Pricing Today Washington, D.C., July 24, 2020—With abysmal poll numbers and an…

Small Business Group: Policymakers Must Act to Create Healthcare Coverage that is Affordable for Small Businesses and Employees

Contact Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com| (831) 524-6764 Statement by Dr. Erika Gonzalez, Co-Chair of Small Business for America’s Future and Chair of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, on Families USA study showing 5.4 million Americans have lost healthcare coverage Washington, D.C., July 15, 2020—Tuesday’s study from Families USA revealing 5.4 million…

“We should be putting every state tax dollar we can into our hospitals to cover their COVID-19 operational costs”

Statehouse Report March 27, 2020 …Frank Knapp, head of the S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce, suggests the state augment a federal infusion of money into small businesses by delaying the filing of state employer payroll taxes. “There should not be any refund checks sent to taxpayers this year,” he…

Time is running out for employees to get affordable health insurance

Small business owners who do not offer group health insurance (which is most small businesses) need to quickly help their workers obtain affordable health insurance through the Federal Marketplace. There is no cost to the employer. The door shuts December 15th for getting this quality health insurance with very affordable…