No need for certificate

...they bring unnecessary delay and strife to what should be the reflexive and trouble-free process of delivering health-care services. CON obstacles have been highly evident in Columbia County's campaign to have its own free-standing hospital...

Gas tax change would hit out-of-state drivers, House speaker says

...them proposes a 'mere' $168 million whack from the general fund, which Georgia uses to pay for education, health care, services for children and the aged, and public safety."On other issues, Ralston said he hasn't made up his mind...

Ga. insurance exchange rates steady

...which funded the analysis, said that in many cases, "lower premiums were offset by higher cost-sharing for health care services and prescription drugs, so consumers considering switching needed to think about more than premiums."And some...

Obama administration offers a second sign-up chance for uninsured people hit with fines

...expecting a refund might be willing to spend some of it on health insurance.Mark Ciaramitaro, vice president of health care services at H&R Block, said the penalty is definitely getting taxpayers' attention. "It's a surprise," he said...

Guest Column: Obamacare is forcing many home health agencies to slash services

...greatly affected negatively. Costs to Medicare are going to increase, and seniors are going to be denied needed health-care services ? all in the name of ensuring that Obamacare survives intact at any costs. (The writer is president and chief...

Hospitals join against Y2K bug

...Tuesday to hear updates on state and local progress, is believed to be one of only two in the country to coordinate health care services within a community to address Y2K, said Dwain Shaw, Year 2000 project director at Medical College of Georgia...

Pleads for health care for the poor

...receive Medicaid, a government program that pays for health care services, someone informed her that she must go to court...of dollars. Please give some people a chance for health care services, regardless of their economic status. Cory Hall...

Opinion columns
University opens Grovetown campus

...be waiting on permission to build a hospital in Columbia County, but University Hospital is already adding to health care services it provides there.On Monday, University opened its new $4.85 million Grovetown campus just off Interstate...

Meetings planned on health benefits for ill nuclear industry workers

...to 1,976 claimants in Georgia, according to a news release.At the meetings, specific information on home health care services will be discussed. Labor Department officials will be available to help workers file new claims or provide updates...

Area nonprofits to speak out on proposed cuts

...000, said Executive Director Dan Walton."It's kind of sad that one of the things they're trying to cut is health care services," Walton said. "It's going to have a detrimental effect on us."Project Access relies wholly on city funding...