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School worker insurance cuts worry lawmakers

...Health Benefit Plan is saving under its current insurance setup.The document was generated in 2013 by the Department of Community Health, which runs the SHBP. According to the document, the projected savings of the switch to a single health insurer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-10/school-worker-insurance-
Georgia Regents wins Columbia County hospital bid

...Columbia County, the Georgia Department of Community Health decided Wednesday. But...We are pleased with the Department of Community Health's decision to embrace...the decision made by the Department of Community Health and we will be appealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-26/georgia-regents-wins-columbia-count
Bad health care news for school workers

...million Georgians has drawn sharp questioning over a budget proposal involving a small fraction of them.The Department of Community Health's $13 billion budget for fiscal year 2016 would eliminate health insurance coverage for 11,500 "non-certificated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/bad-health-care-news-sch
Hearing set for June for Columbia County hospital appeal

...are appealing that decision by the Georgia Department of Community Health.Attorney Ellwood F. Oakley III, an independent...appeal that decision to the Commissioner of the Department of Community Health, officials said. After that ruling, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-04/hearing-set-june-columbia-co
Ga. elderly may get own agency

...indicated yet whether he supports the bill.The proposed Adult and Aging Services Agency would be attached to the Department of Community Health, the state agency that also handles Medicaid.Previously, Human Services (and its predecessor agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-03/ga-elderly-may-get-own-a
Top stories of 2014: Battle for Columbia County hospital continues

...University and Doctors were denied a certificate of need for a free-standing emergency department by the Georgia Department of Community Health, however, because it ruled the county was adequately served by hospitals in Augusta.University, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-30/battle-columbia-county-hospi
Patients will need approval for referrals

The Georgia Department of Community Health is contracting with managed care companies to provide...questions about new appointments or providers to the Georgia Department of Community Health, which did not respond to an e-mail Wednesday. University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/31/met_94769.shtml
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New health care option lowers cost

...Barnes created the Georgia Department of Community Health, one of its prime goals...operating at a deficit. The Department of Community Health is working on a strategy...million Source: Georgia Department of Community Health Reach Dave Williams at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/19/met_278524.shtml
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Program helps plan for healthy babies

...preventive care program through the Georgia Department of Community Health starting this month.If effective, the Planning...performance, quality and outcome for the Georgia Department of Community Health, said the program has three main objectives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-02/program-helps-plan-healthy-ba
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State workers lose Aetna health plans

...employee benefits company notified the state Department of Community Health recently that it would no longer cover workers...said Martin Smith, spokesman for the state Department of Community Health. Two of the plans are Blue Choice HMO options...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/28/met_309325.shtml
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