Gov. Nikki Haley names new leader for South Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday nominated her former deputy chief of staff to replace the outgoing director of South Carolina's Medicaid agency.

Across the region

...position in 2012.Ex-worker sentenced in breach of dataCOLUMBIA - A former employee at South Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services has been sentenced to three years probation in connection with a breach of data from the agency.Attorney...

Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response

...distinct responsibilities, including the Centers for Disease Control, The Department of Defense, and the Department of Health and Human Services.But on Thursday, Obama conceded that such a point person might in fact be necessary even as he praised...

Second enrollment period for health care coverage begins Nov. 15

...insurance through the law as of August, including more than 316,000 in Georgia, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Of those, 87 percent got a subsidy to enroll and their average premium was $54, according to the...

Grants allow clinics to do more primary care

...Community Health centers will get about $200,000 apiece to expand their primary care services, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.They are part of nearly $7 million that came to 30 health centers in Georgia as part...

The biggest bailout

...back in 2010.Their pleas to Jarrett worked, apparently. The following month, President Obama's Department of Health and Human Services issued rules that said in the "unlikely event" the pool ran out of money, the secretary was required...

Insurance navigators still working as 300,000 questioned

...nationwide, that might be a good thing because they could lose the coverage they gained.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sent out letters this week to 310,000 people, including 20,000 in Georgia and 93,800 in Florida...

SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...thousands of applications backlogged through the federal online marketplace.As of Aug. 1, the state Department of Health and Human Services had reviewed more than 60 percent of the 38,000 applications the federal government began transferring...

Search continuing for new director of East Central Health Disctrict

...began in public health in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, and she had also served as a consultant to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Region 4 in Atlanta.Reach Tom Corwin at (706) 823-3213

CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority receives $10.9 million grant for early childhood education

...educational and economic gains.The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority is getting the grant money from the Department of Health and Human Services to help fund area Head Start programs. The federal programs offer early educational opportunities for...