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State officials unveil new health plan for children

...program starting in December, the state Department of Medical Assistance announced Tuesday. DMA unveiled its name...to $32,900. The rates proposed by the Department of Medical Assistance -- $7.50 a month for one child older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/15/met_233410.shtml
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Health cost called high

...Critics said the rates proposed by the Department of Medical Assistance -- $7.50 a month for one child over 6...Critics said the rates proposed by the Department of Medical Assistance -- $7.50 a month for one child over 6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/14/met_228145.shtml
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Georgia to seize houses

...We are not necessarily eager to implement this law," said Laura Marshall, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Medical Assistance, which administers the state's Medicaid program. "We simply felt that we could put off obeying a federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/28/met_226963.shtml
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Few Medicaid patients move to HMO's

...general public now covered by managed care. Instead, barely 35,000 recipients have signed up, forcing the Department of Medical Assistance to change its enrollment procedures and raising questions about the state's projections of $10 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/14/met_219050.shtml
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Hospitals sue to cut Medicaid cuts

...challenge. In court papers, one hospital attorney called the practice "a despotic abuse of power." The Department of Medical Assistance recently agreed to release $10.65 million of indigent care payments that had been frozen for a month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/28/met_201825.shtml
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State official announces resignation

...session in late March. Mr. Barnes nominated East Point consultant Audrey W. Horne, 48, a former Georgia Department of Medical Assistance division director, to replace Mr. Olmstead when his tenure ends July 15. "It doesn't surprise me...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/15/met_263682.shtml
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Barnes OKs superagency

...Board. Under the existing structure, the Department of Medical Assistance oversees the provision of Medicaid to 1...Barnes named Russell Toal, former head of the Department of Medical Assistance, to be commissioner of the new department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/20/met_259458.shtml
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MCG must repay misspent funds

...like banquets and puppet shows. After meeting with both MCG officials and the Attorney General's office, Department of Medical Assistance Commissioner William Taylor agreed with the report and asked MCG to repay the money. "We must ensure that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/06/met_255325.shtml
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PeachCare rolls swell

...with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid but too low to afford private health insurance. The state Department of Medical Assistance dedicated four full-time employees and half a dozen phone lines to PeachCare when the program began in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/16/met_259130.shtml
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Disabled might not have to move to keep funding

...years and another patient, Craig Minnix, had been referred to Walton West by the state. Now, the Georgia Department of Medical Assistance, which oversees the waiver, may have found a solution. After talking with the regional office of the Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/29/met_264633.shtml
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