Health Care and Disabilities

Legal Information

  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. The ADA also establishes requirements for telecommunications relay services. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Labor
  • DHHS Programs and Services - Medicaid Information

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    SC Department of Health and Human Services
  • Disability Programs (Social Security Online)

    These web pages describe the different disability programs administered by the social security program including information about how to apply for benefits, how to manage the benefits you are receiving now, the different forms of health insurance that are available and other information. Content Detail

    Social Security Administration
  • National Health Law Program (NHeLP)

    NHelp is a public interest law firm working to advance access to quality health care and protect the legal rights of low-income and underserved people. Website resources include reports and fact sheets on Medicaid programs, health insurance, and health care reform. Content Detail

  • Protection and Advocacy Fact Sheet, Medicaid Fair Hearings

    Guidance on your rights to a fair hearing if Medicaid benefits are denied, reduced or terminated. Content Detail

  • What is Medicaid and Who Is it For?

    Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid. Content Detail

    Social Security Administration
  • Your Rights under the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Act

    Lawline FAQ: The Workers' Compensation Act in South Carolina provides that if an employee suffers injury by accident arising out of and in the course of employment, that individual is entitled to recover medical expenses, temporary total compensation, and specifically permanent and total disability benefits. Content Detail

    South Carolina Bar Association