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Unintelligent intelligence

...under Obama ? from the Internal Revenue Service and the Environmental Protection Agency to the Justice and Health and Human Services departments.It all prompts the question: At what point does dispassionate analysis become political propaganda...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-19/unintelligent-intelli
Grant will expand mental health, Wrens access

...Belle Terrace, said the clinic applied for and was awarded a $255,914 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as a part of $350 million that the department gave out to nearly 1,200 community health centers across the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-16/grant-will-expand-mental-hea
Georgia hospitals take financial hits

...improper government payments to doctors, hospitals and insurers in a previously undisclosed letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell earlier this year.Government health care programs covering millions of Americans waste...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-09/georgia-hospitals-take-fin
South Carolina's Medicaid agency reviewing potential fraud by health care providers

...problems started last year after the Department of Health and Human Services eliminated a requirement for patients to get a...according to data provided Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services.The number of private behavioral health providers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-04/south-carolinas-medicaid-agency-rev
Help in Alzheimer's fight

...and any care planning is included in an individual's medical record, and it will require the Department of Health and Human Services to educate providers about the new benefit and to identify any barriers individuals face in accessing care planning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-16/help-alzheimers-fight
New navigators coming for Affordable Care Act enrollment in Augusta area

...Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 31.People who want coverage to begin on Jan. 1 need to enroll by Dec. 15. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Thursday in a blog post that more than 540,000 people had selected a plan the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-11-12/new-navigators-coming-afford
Health care enrollment slows; penalties loom

...growth in sign-ups as Year Three of open enrollment for the health insurance exchanges begins Sunday.U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said the administration expects that exchange enrollment nationally will reach about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-10-29/health-care-enrollment-slows
SC insurance carrier closing after Affordable Care Act changes

...loans to help seed the co-ops, and a total of 23 were created. A report released during the summer by the Health and Human Services department's inspector general's office said that only one out of the 23 ? the co-op in Maine ? made money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-22/sc-insurance-carrier-closing-after-
Georgia hospitals oppose changes sought by Cancer Treatment Centers of America

...growing."The effort has inflamed some lawmakers. Sen. Renee Unterman, a Buford Republican who heads the Health and Human Services committee, said lawmakers during the last session didn't pass a proposal to study the regulatory system and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-17/georgia-hospitals-oppose-changes-so
Georgia senators study medical billing limits

...what insurance paid.Consumer advocates call it surprise billing.In many states, it's illegal. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee is considering whether to do the same in Georgia, impose other regulations or leave it to the free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-11/georgia-senators-study-m