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Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006

...market has strengthened and millions have gained health insurance coverage," said Jason Furman and Betsey Stevenson...Officials also said the percentage of people without health insurance coverage for the entire 2013 calendar year was 13.4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-16/poverty-rate-drops-first
Poll: Americans feel loss of control of health care

...generally happy with their health insurance coverage, but four in 10 adults...somewhat satisfied with their health insurance coverage, the survey found. But...very satisfied with their health insurance coverage, said the poll, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/06/bus_252497.shtml
Business
Drug card promotion is sought

...the more than 1.5 million Georgians without health insurance coverage are eligible to receive a free card giving them...include the large population of workers without health insurance coverage, Ms. Whiteley said. An estimated 46.6 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/17/met_104843.shtml
Metro
Graduate students seek state health insurance

...Allison was among the University of Georgia graduate students at the Arch on Wednesday protesting the lack of health insurance coverage for graduate students. The students want the same insurance package available to professors, a move that could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/06/met_311225.shtml
Metro
Uninsured turn to daily deal sites for health care

...luxuries, such as facials and vacations, and offering deals that are helping some people fill holes in their health insurance coverage. Visitors to these sites are finding a growing number of markdowns on health care services such as teeth cleanings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-12-30/uninsured-turn-daily-deal-
Georgia Senate candidates meet for final debates

...tepid support for the Affordable Care Act and that she criticized the law's requirement that individuals have health insurance coverage. Eliminating the requirement, he said, "would undermine the entire law" by reducing the revenue needed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-05
Deadline for health care insurance enrollment is coming

...important deadline at the end of this month, and many don't realize it.March 31 is the last day to sign up for health insurance coverage and avoid a penalty under the health care overhaul.The Obama administration says about 4 million people have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-14/deadline-health-care-insur
What freedoms will be left?

...most serious threat.The Affordable Care Act now requires big employers to provide birth control as part of health insurance coverage, irrespective of the employers' religious beliefs on the matter.Many have religious beliefs that consider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-05/what-freedoms-will-be
Back affordable care for all

...can be denied insurance coverage due to a pre-existing condition.? Children can remain on their parents' health insurance coverage up to age 26.? No copay can be charged by medical providers for preventive services.? The 80/20 medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-21/back-affordable-care-all
Autism bill personal for Ga. lawmakers

...Georgia is one of 16 states that does not mandate coverage for autism.Of the 34 states that do mandate private health insurance coverage for autism, only Vermont also provides funding for treatment of children under Medicaid, according to Autism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-05/autism-bill-personal-ga-