Good news for state employees on insurance

...placed on State Health Benefit Plan members,'' John Palmer, a leader of the group Teachers Rally to Advocate for Georgia Insurance Choices (TRAGIC), said in a statement."The Aon report was clear that Georgia's total costs were in line with...

Mega-merger would bolster Blue Cross in Georgia

...greater efficiency and affordability for our customers," the Wall Street Journal reported.It's expected that Georgia insurance regulators will scrutinize both insurer deals for their potential effect on competition in the state.As for consumers...

New state law in time for SC distributors, Georgia firework fans to celebrate July Fourth

...Development, said the first step is for the company to pay a $5,000 fee and apply for a state license through the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner's office. "Once they have the state license, the company will apply for a business...

Ga. insurance exchange rates steady

ATLANTA -- Premiums in Georgia's insurance exchange showed only a slight increase in 2015, as compared with the South overall and the nation as a whole, according to a new analysis released Tuesday.

GA BCBS president talks breach, physician contracts, ACA

...million current and past customers. That would be almost 3 million in Georgia, said Glenn Allen, a spokesman for Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens. Kendrick said he could not provide specific numbers but said there is no sign anyone...

Insurance scam warning issued

ATLANTA - Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is warning consumers of a life insurance scam involving unsolicited calls.Hudgens says scammers have...

How to file cold-related claims

ATLANTA - Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering Georgians tips on getting financial help if their property is damaged by...

School worker insurance cuts worry lawmakers

...first time are starting to question it,'' says John Palmer, a leader of the group Teachers Rally to Advocate for Georgia Insurance Changes. The group, known by the acronym TRAGIC, helped push for changes in the state health plan last year...

State inspections find hazards in hospital elevators

...billing issue, the fees can be correctly paid and the elevators will be in full compliance."Jenkins said the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner's office has 32 elevator inspectors statewide, but only one for an Augusta district...

Across Georgia

...to millions of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Geor gia consumers might have been compromised in a recent data breach.Georgia Insurance Com mis sioner Ralph Hudgens said Friday that 3.7 million Georgians might have been affected by a cyberattack on...