The SCMA supports an approach to healthcare that encourages better teamwork, less fragmentation, and higher quality to promote physician-led delivery of care.
The SCMA has requested ARPA funds to provide free, confidential, easy-to-access mental health services to SC licensed physicians, medical residents, and medical students in SC programs to address burnout, stress, and the trauma of responding to the COVID pandemic.
The SCMA supports full repeal of Certificate of Need as an antiquated regulatory requirement that limits patient access to services and increases the cost of care.
The SCMA supports initiatives to remove impediments that serve as barriers to patients’ right to choose their provider.
The SCMA supports efforts that will standardize and reform the prior authorization process.
The SCMA always places priority on HOD Resolutions and continually monitors critical issues affecting the practice of medicine.