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Pfizer doubling patient income limit for program that distributes 40-plus medicines for free

...It's not addressing the price of the drug," Clare Krusing, a spokeswoman for the trade group America's Health Insurance Plans, said Thursday."This is the wrong approach when you consider the cost impact that patients have on the back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-05/pfizer-doubling-patient-in
Georgia senators study medical billing limits

...LeeAnne Gasaway, a lobbyist for the America's Health Insurance Plans, the trade group for insurance carriers.The...to a report released this month by America's Health Insurance Plans that used government data to compare the average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-11/georgia-senators-study-m
Uncertainty reigns as Congress considers whether to extend 9/11 health programs

...Diaz, are trying to figure out whether some or all of their care might be covered by private, public or union health insurance plans when the programs end.Diaz, a retired Sanitation Department police captain, suffered a broken arm when the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-09-11/uncertainty-reigns-congres
Insurance cut threatens UGA grad students

...assistantships as employees, because they work for their money, and Health and Human Services classifies student health insurance plans the same as individual private market plans.A lot of schools are taking UGA's approach, said Kristofferson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-24/insurance-cut-threatens-uga-
Ga. health care enrollment surpasses 55,000

...Services said the higher number may reflect younger consumers transitioning between jobs, moving off their parents' health insurance plan, or experiencing other life changes, such as marriage or a new child.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-18/ga-health-care-enrollmen
Georgia state workers, teachers pay more for health care

...including payroll deductions, than government workers in surrounding states and those on Georgia's university system health insurance plan.The report suggested ways to cut costs, including some that Georgia has tried or proposed. The authors suggested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/georgia-state-workers-teacher
Working a 9-to-5 job is losing its appeal

...traditional 9-to-5 arrangement.For workers, it's become easier and less risky to go solo. Affordable health insurance plans, which kept many workers shackled to traditional jobs, are more accessible because of the Affordable Care Act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/working-9-5-job-losing-its
Georgians face health insurance spike

...drug prices, that drive up premiums across the country," said Clare Krusing, a spokeswoman for America's Health Insurance Plans.Federal officials said the new rate reporting process, part of the ACA, is designed to improve the accountability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-03/georgians-face-health-in
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-
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