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Insurers chosen to deliver university health plan

...2013. Health costs have been increasing at about a 10 percent annual rate.Earlier this week, the Depart ment of Community Health said it would seek to give employees more choices in next year's State Health Benefit Plan.At the beginning of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-18/insurers-chosen-deliver-univ
State seeking more choice in 2015 health plan

...though, the Department of Community Health is asking for proposals for...for metro Atlanta, under the Community Health plan."SHBP is looking to...to see that the Department of Community Health has heard the concerns of teachers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-15/state-seeking-more-choice-2015-heal
Faith calendar

...benefits First Baptist of North Augusta international missions; run4thenations.comEVENTSLAURA GROVE MISSIONARY: Community Health Walk 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, Clarks Hill Park; benefit to raise money for awareness of diseases; luminary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-04-11/faith-calendar
Hospital provider fee unsettled

...money for hospitals, according to the Department of Community Health, which runs Medicaid in the state."Tier II is...a statement Thursday. He added that the GHA and Community Health "are working together in discussions with CMS to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-04/ga-hospital-provider-fee
Deadline could see deluge of enrollees

...as they're postmarked by the 31st, supposedly you should be fine," said the enrollment specialist with Christ Community Health Services.Even with wiggle room, based on last week's volume, they expect to be busy . Christ Community was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-30/deadline-could-see-deluge-en
Navigators brace for final health care enrollments

...Craige Taylor-Burton knows what he will need."Lots of coffee," said the enrollment specialist at Christ Community Health Services.Officials have said all along that they expected a large number of people would wait until the last minute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-23/navigators-brace-final-enrol
First a punt, now a turnover

...An equal endorsement is the same as no endorsement, which is another way of telling the Georgia Department of Community Health ? the final arbiter in the decision ? that whichever hospital it chooses is just dandy with Columbia County.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-20/first-punt-now-turnov
Columbia County Commission wants three hospitals to pursue facility; Hospital with Certificate of Need will be approved to build

...the Georgia Department of Community Health, Commission Chairman Ron Cross...approved by the Department of Community Health on their specific exemption, then...at the Georgia Department of Community Health. Georgia Regents later abandoned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-18/columbia-county-commissi
Rural Georgia may get basic-service hospitals

...Clyde Reese, commissioner of the Department of Community Health, said he would ask the board of the agency to promulgate...remarks. But industry officials told GHN that the Community Health proposal likely would allow a rural hospital that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-14/rural-georgia-may-get-ba
Georgia Regents continues hospital push

...20 percent exception to speed up the process.Should rival CON applications appear at the Georgia Department of Community Health around the same time, the state would likely join them and consider them together."We're still committed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-21/georgia-regents-continues-ho