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Rants & Raves

...RECEIVE A TAX credit under the Affordable Health Care Act. The tax credit is based on income. I pay for my health insurance coverage. I work 40 hours a week get a pay check but my income falls within the guidelines for a tax credit. I pay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-09/rants-raves
Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...state's poor. School bus drivers, school cafeteria workers and school systems ? After discussion of ending health insurance coverage for so-called "non-certificate" school workers, the money was finally appropriated in the state budget...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-07/ga-health-legislation-wi
Ga. legislative deadline looms this week

...recommendations. But the chamber broke with the governor on eliminating part-time school employees from state health insurance coverage. Also, the House version requires school districts to take on employer contributions now paid by the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-08/ga-legislative-deadlines
Bad health care news for school workers

...fraction of them.The Department of Community Health's $13 billion budget for fiscal year 2016 would eliminate health insurance coverage for 11,500 "non-certificated" school personnel like bus drivers and cafeteria workers.DCH Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/bad-health-care-news-sch
Reforms slow premiums but employees pay more

...larger chunk of employee income, the group found.In its report entitled "State Trends in the Cost of Employer Health Insurance Coverage 2003?2013," the group looked at the trend in employer-sponsored health insurance premiums and employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-07/reforms-slow-premiums-employ
Rants & Raves

...there have been fewer than 2 million new people on an insurance plan, and over 5 million have lost their health insurance coverage, making a net change of -2,500,000 people. The ACA is not working except through a false manipulation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-19/rants-raves
Wal-Mart cuts health care for part-timers

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs.The nation's largest private...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/wal-mart-cuts-health-care-
Deal wants more education opportunities for inmates

...proposal that has unsettled some members: eliminating state health insurance coverage for school district employees working less than 30 hours...agencies working less than 30 hours are not eligible for state health insurance coverage.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-22/deal-wants-more-educatio
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
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