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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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-10/gov-nikki-haley-names-new-lea
Across the region

COLUMBUS, Ga. - The University System of Georgia has named an interim president for Columbus State University.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-06/across-region
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
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
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
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
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