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Autism bill looks stalled in Ga. House

...for children.Senate Bill 1 would require many health insurance plans to cover applied behavior analysis, a treatment...Care Act, he added.Allan Hayes of America's Health Insurance Plans testified that "ABA therapy is not a cure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-24/autism-bill-looks-stalle
Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

...Speaker David Ralston said it would not emerge in the closing hours of this year's General Assembly.AUTISM: Health insurance plans would have to offer $30,000 in coverage to treat children with autism. The House agreed, 161-0, to a compromise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-02/georgia-house-speaker-says-no-vote-
Health insurance giant's database hacked

...past.The insurer said all of its product lines were affected. It sells mainly private individual and group health insurance, plans on the health care overhaul's public insurance exchanges and Medicare and Medicaid coverage. It also offers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/health-insurance-giants-da
Ga. eyes insurance overhaul

...that cost increases in health care are continuing at an "unsustainable rate.''Allan Hayes of America's Health Insurance Plans added that consumers and small businesses prefer narrower networks that are cheaper, rather than broad networks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/ga-eyes-insurance-overhaul
Nearly 6.5 million enrolled in Obamacare

About 6.4 million people have enrolled in health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act through the federal marketplace as of last week, with nearly 2 million enrolling for the first time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-23/nearly-65-million-enrolled-o
Georgian to head House budget panel

...the budget in 10 years and call for transforming Medicare into a system that places future retirees in private health insurance plans.Rep. Tom Price, a Georgia surgeon representing the district Newt Gingrich once did, said the so-called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-12/georgian-head-house-budg
Federal employee insurance plans must cover contraceptives

NEW YORK -- Federal employee health insurance plans will cover prescription contraceptives if they...Texas to become the only two states that require health insurance plans that provide prescription drug coverage to include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/17/bus_242106.shtml
Business
Insurance should cover treatment addiction experts say

WASHINGTON -- Addiction experts urged lawmakers Tuesday to require health insurance plans to cover alcoholism and drug-abuse treatment the same as illnesses such as diabetes. "Treatment works for many people," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/29/tec_234612.shtml
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Companies embrace Norwood's reform bill

...Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound and HIP Health Insurance Plans joined two consumer advocacy groups in announcing...a senior vice president at New York-based HIP Health Insurance Plans. "We are paying a fairly high price for dealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/25/met_215119.shtml
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Can't make employers cover contraception, Supreme Court says

...search for a different way of providing free contraception to women who are covered under objecting companies' health insurance plans. Contraception is among a range of preventive services that must be provided at no extra charge under the health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/cant-make-employers-cover-co