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Statement from SC Small Business Chamber on House passage of reconciliation bill

Press Statement November 19, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Today the U.S. House passed the reconciliation bill that addresses many needs of small businesses. The bill, also referred to as Build Back Better, now goes to the U.S. Senate for consideration. Below is a statement by Frank Knapp Jr.,…

Listen to SC Radio interview with Frank Knapp on health insurance

SC Public Radio South Carolina Business Review November 17, 2021 Mike Switzer, host of SC Public Radio’s South Carolina Business Review, interviewed Frank Knapp about how small business owners and their employee can save money on health insurance under new federal rules. Listen to the 5-minute interview here: https://www.southcarolinapublicradio.org/show/south-carolina-business-review/2021-11-17/new-rules-for-employers-and-the-aca-marketplace Contact…

Changes to insurance marketplace make affordable care more accessible

Charleston City Paper November 17, 2021 by Skyler Baldwin Open enrollment for health insurance through the federal marketplace began Nov. 1, and a number of rule changes may help many who were previously ineligible for financial assistance get affordable health care through the American Rescue Plan. “The Affordable Care Act…

South Carolina Primary Health Care Association Receives Navigator Grant Award 

  Media Advisory: Immediate Release November 8, 2021 –The South Carolina Primary Health Care Association (SCPHCA) received a Navigator Grant Award as a part of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) largest ever funding allocation to provide health insurance enrollment assistance to consumers in the 30 states with…

SC businesses digesting Biden vaccine mandate for companies with more than 100 workers

Post and Courier November 8, 2021 By Jodi Shafto South Carolina employers of more than 100 workers taking a wait-and-see approach to the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate are now considering how they will respond to the order that’s being challenged in court, weighing possible fines against the impact on…