Improving the health and well-being of all South Carolinians is a top priority for my administration. Obamacare was an unprecedented encroachment on state sovereignty, and as attorney general, I led the fight against this ill-conceived, big government mandate. I believe we can ensure greater access and affordability in the following ways:
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- Removing anti-free market mandates and regulations to allow for investment, expansion, and ingenuity to lower health care costs for South Carolina families.
- Encouraging healthier behaviors.
- Expanding access to telemedicine.
- Facilitate greater access to health care in rural areas of the State. As governor, I signed legislation giving nurse practitioners expanded authority to treat patients in these areas.