The biggest bailout

...for the law 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...

North Augusta park and ride facility to offer carpool options for commuters

...Interstate 20's Exit 5.The project is a joint effort between the city of North Augusta, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the South Carolina Department of Transportation and the Augusta Regional Transportation...

Insurance navigators still working as 300,000 questioned

...of others 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...

SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...process 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...

Search continuing for new director of East Central Health Disctrict

...career 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

Poultry operation eyes Aiken County

...eight-barn poultry farm 60 miles north of downtown Aiken, prevailed against a community challenge. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control board sided with P&W Poultry in Newberry County and upheld its permit. The board did...

Georgia Medicaid surge leads nation

...percent since October, when open enrollment on the health insurance exchanges began.The enrollment data from the Department of Health and Human Services, released last week, are part of various studies underscoring the insurance changes created...

Corps of Engineers' settlement won't change Thurmond Dam operations

...Clean Water Act with unmonitored, unpermitted oil discharges from the dams.At Thurmond Dam, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control requires monitoring of only one of its 11 water outfalls ? where the water leaves the...

Trial for 3 charged in deadly salmonella outbreak from peanuts set to start in south Georgia

...including mold, roaches and a leaky roof. Another plant in Plainview, Texas, was shuttered by that state's Department of Health Services in February 2009 after product samples tested positive for salmonella.Jeff Almer's 72-year-old...

Court urges Chem-Nuclear safety

...Barnwell County's low-level radioactive waste disposal site.Under the order, the site operator and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control have 90 days to turn in a plan to reach compliance.The Sierra Club, represented by...