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Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-17/former-biden-chief-staff
Second enrollment period for health care coverage begins Nov. 15

The second enrollment period for the health care law often referred to as Obamacare will begin in less than 50 days on Nov. 15 and experts expect it to be much different than the first.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-03/second-enrollment-period-hea
Grants allow clinics to do more primary care

Christ Community Health Services in Augusta will get $207,960 for the two-year grant period and Medical Associates Plus at Belle Terrace will get $200,156.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-12/grants-allow-clinics-do-more
The biggest bailout

No poll has asked Americans if they think it's their job to bail out insurance companies that lose money under Obamacare, but maybe one should.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-25/biggest-bailout
Insurance navigators still working as 300,000 questioned

The government sent letters to 20,000 people in Georgia that their status on their applications does not match that already on file. Those notified have until Sept. 5 to respond or their coverage will end Sept. 30.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-15/insurance-navigators-still-w
SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's Medicaid agency is working to process thousands of applications backlogged through the federal online marketplace.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/sc-medicaid-dealing-appl
Search continuing for new director of East Central Health Disctrict

At least one applicant was to be interviewed Wednesday to become the next director of the East Central Health District headquartered in Augusta, the acting director said Tuesday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/search-continuing-new-direct
Georgia Medicaid surge leads nation

Federal figures show Georgia's Medicaid and PeachCare enrollment jumped 16 percent since October; the highest percentage increase among states that rejected the expansion.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/georgia-medicaid-surge-leads
CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority receives $10.9 million grant for early childhood education

The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority is receiving the grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to help fund Head Start programs in the Augusta area.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-07-03/csra-economic-opportunity
Checkered progress on disabled care despite ruling

Brent Kaderli has a wheelchair-accessible van waiting in the driveway, a hospital bed in a spare bedroom and an electric lift that's left unused.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-29/checkered-progress-disabled-care-de