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Grant will expand mental health, Wrens access

A new federal grant could translate to better access to care for those who need behavioral health or those seeking care in Wrens, the director of a community health center said Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-16/grant-will-expand-mental-hea
South Carolina's Medicaid agency reviewing potential fraud by health care providers

...quintupled to $83 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to data provided Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services.The number of private behavioral health providers enrolled in the Medicaid network jumped from 40 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-04/south-carolinas-medicaid-agency-rev
Help in Alzheimer's fight

The HOPE for Alzheimer's Act would provide Medicare coverage for comprehensive care planning services after a dementia diagnosis.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-16/help-alzheimers-fight
Community Health Centers provide safety net for gaps in public health care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the center is getting more than $920,000 to open a new clinic in Keysville, part of $169 million through the Affordable Care Act.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-11/community-health-centers-pro
Insurance cut threatens UGA grad students

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia graduate students are waiting to see whether the university will continue to help them pay for health insurance that is mandatory for many graduate students.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-24/insurance-cut-threatens-uga-
Medicaid offers nutrition counseling to combat obesity in SC

Poor, obese South Carolinians covered by Medicaid can get help slimming down through nutritional counseling sessions aimed at stemming chronic and costly health problems.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-15/medicaid-offers-nutrition-counselin
William Philippe

EVANS, Ga. - William P. Philippe died Thursday, September 24, 2015. He is survived by his wife Janice (Daniel) Philippe, to whom he had been married for 35 years. Bill was born in Chicago, IL, lived in Michigan and Ohio, but he and Janice made their

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175947137
Social Security's disability fund to run dry in 2016

WASHINGTON - The 11 million people who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts next year - unless Congress acts, the government said Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-22/social-securitys-disabilit
Heavily involved

He was merely guilty of believing this administration.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-29/heavily-involved
Lipstick on an earmark

Imagine all the good things that could have happened if Congress had more wisely appropriated that $4.2 billion.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-17/lipstick-earmark