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Leaders meet on plans to fill void left by absence of navigators for helping with Obamacare enrollment

...partners," Gant said."That partnership was huge," said Craige Taylor Burton, an enrollment specialist at Christ Community Health Services.The need is out there, said Melita Lowe, the family and community engagement manager for CSRA EOA Head...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-23/leaders-meet-plans-fill-void
Faith Calendar

...Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; (706) 738-1119, (706) 650-7860MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST, GROVETOWN: Community health fair 8 a.m. Saturday, July 19, seminar on mental health, obesity, diabetes, women's health and substance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-18/faith-calendar
Feds to review Ga. Medicaid backlog

...programs.Officials with the Georgia Department of Community Health, which runs Medicaid and PeachCare in the state...Medicaid directly through the state," said the email.Community Health officials told GHN in May that the state was finally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-15/feds-review-ga-medicaid-
Georgia medicaid change delayed

...thresholds.The Department of Community Health's board had been set to approve...advocacy groups say.Department of Community Health (DCH) officials said Thursday...qualifying for a Medicaid waiver."Community Health told GHN earlier this week that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/georgia-medicaid-change-dela
University opens Grovetown campus

...services, physician offices, a lab and radiology services. University has filed with the Georgia Department of Community Health for a Certificate of Need to build a 100-bed hospital on its campus in Evans. Last week, the department declared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-23/university-opens-grovetown-c
Nursing homes who owe, may lose Medicaid

...can be Medicaid beneficiaries. The Department of Community Health, meanwhile, has sent out "past due'' notices...agency did not identify the nursing homes in arrears. Community Health said in an email this week to GHN, "It is important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-26/nursing-homes-who-owe-ma
Bidding on Medicaid contract scrapped

...program.The state had issued a request for proposals for the care coordination program in December.A Department of Community Health spokeswoman, Lisa Marie Shekell, confirmed that the agency is canceling the bid solicitation. She said Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-10/bidding-medicaid-contrac
Healthcare outreach helps with difficult questions

...To get some insight on how to properly use her insurance, Jeffords on Tuesday attended a forum hosted by Christ Community Health Services Augusta, where three panelists answered common questions about coverage and how to make the most of office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-10/healthcare-outreach-helps-di
Panel looks for answers to the rural health care crisis

...approved by the Department of Community Health's board ? is converting newly...and stabilization, however.Community Health officials said that since the...Reese, commissioner of the Community Health, told the panel. "We believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-10/panel-looks-answers-rural-he
Doctors Hospital's push for trauma designation sparks backlash

...much hospitals charge in activation fees.O'Neal said his office doesn't and neither does the Depart ment of Community Health or the Department of Human Services. He suggested Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens might be able to weigh in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-28/doctors-hospitals-push-traum