S 161 – South Carolina

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2021
Link: https://www.scstatehouse.gov/billsearch.php?billnumbers=161

A bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 44-7-255 so as to require each hospital or hospital system licensed or applying for licensure in the state of South Carolina to develop a strategic plan to ensure that underserved populations have meaningful access to health care in the event of a merger, acquisition, or other reorganization and to provide a report to the general assembly detailing the strategic plan, to prohibit the Department of Health and Environmental Control from issuing a license to any hospital or hospital system before the entity submits the required report to the general assembly, and for other purposes.

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