Senate Democrats urge McMaster to expand Medicaid, residents with no insurance respond

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WACH) — Some South Carolina Democratic legislators are urging Governor Henry McMaster to expand Medicaid across the state after Congress had passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. There are around 188,000 uninsured residents in South Carolina. Teke Perry lives in Richland County and said it’s been an obstacle trying to cover her medical bills without health insurance. “It’s really hard for me. No help, no government help.