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Advance Directive Forms

Links to living will and health care power of attorney forms that are provided by statute. While it is not required, you are encouraged to consult an attorney for assistance in executing these documents and answering questions specific to your needs.

Afterschool Snack Program

Children feel, behave, and learn better if they have a wholesome snack between lunch and supper. During the school year, the Afterschool Snack Program provides free nutritious snacks to children who spend their afternoons in organized programs of after school care. The snack helps attract children into supervised activities, and the activities give them learning experiences and a safe place to play.

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.

Army Medical

This Web site provides an introduction to the U.S. Army Medical Department's headquarters organizations, which are the Office of the Army Surgeon General and U.S. Army Medical Command headquarters. It is intended for interested members of the public, news media and Army Medical Department beneficiaries.

Bureau of Certification

The Division of Certification surveys health facilities that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, including nursing homes and facilities for the mentally retarded. These facilities are surveyed with unannounced site visits. Survey teams include nurses, pharmacists, social workers, dieticians and qualified mental retardation professionals.

Bureau of Disease Control

By law, DHEC is mandated "to investigate the reported causes of communicable or epidemic disease and to enforce or prescribe such preventive measures as may be needed to suppress or prevent the spread of such diseases." The program's major activity involves HIV, other STDs, TB, protection from measles, polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases and outbreaks from other communicable diseases. Because all South Carolinians may be subject to communicable disease, we cannot abdicate our responsibility to monitor and control communicable diseases.

Bureau of Laboratories

Services include patient testing for sexually transmitted diseases and well-child tests, and reference services for sophisticated or uncommon agents for other laboratories in South Carolina.

Cares Act Small Business Loan

Coronavirus emergency loans and small businesses

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS):

CMS mission is to ensure effective, up-to-date health care coverage and to promote quality care for beneficiaries

Checklist for Family and Medical Leave Act Claims

This checklist is a summary of detailed statutes and regulations and should be used only as a shorthand way of identifying claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act. Please consult an attorney to get an evaluation of your claims. The document is PDF format.

Child and Adult Care Food Program

In South Carolina, the Child and Adult Care Food Program is a key source of support for improving the nutritional quality of meals and snacks served to children and adults in day care. The Child and Adult Care Food Program is a federally funded program that gives meal reimbursements to child care centers, adult day care centers and child care homes for serving nutritious meals.

Choosing a Health Plan That Is Right for You

Your employer, Medicare, or Medicaid may soon tell you that you need to choose a health plan. This guide answers three important questions: What does it mean to choose a health plan? How do I make the right choice? What do I do if things go wrong?

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