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Insurance cut threatens UGA grad students

...continue to help them pay for health insurance that is mandatory for many graduate...help graduate students pay for health insurance are not in compliance with a...announcing his school would end its health insurance subsidies, giving students...

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

...000 Georgians signed up for health insurance exchange coverage during a...pay a penalty for not having health insurance.The national figures, reported...market,'' Bill Custer, a health insurance expert at Georgia State University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-18/ga-health-care-enrollmen
Expansion adds to Widows Home legacy

...a critical safety net for those without adequate health insurance.Regardless of whether someone has insurance or...However, almost 60 percent of our patients do not have health insurance and are charged on a sliding fee scale based on household...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-22/expansion-adds-w
Medicaid isn't perfect, but we must invest in citizens' good health

...noted that, statistically, people who get care through the Medicaid system have poorer outcomes than those with health insurance. The obvious answer to that is because they enter the system already in poor health. They have not been afforded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-16/medicaid-isnt-pe
Alzheimer's deaths increasing more than other causes, data show

...State Health Benefit Plan does not cover it."It's great medical insurance, but I'm not sure there is any health insurance that would cover this," she said. "This should be considered part of the treatment of the disease. They need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-19/alzheimers-deaths-increasing
Ga. argues against Medicaid 'waiver'

...they're not eligible for the current Medicaid coverage, but don't earn enough income to qualify for subsidies in the health insurance exchange created under the ACA."We encourage state leaders to consider ways to close this gap," she said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-14/ga-argues-against-medica
Supreme Court ruling keeps health insurance subsidies for thousands in Georgia and 33 other states

...people in the Augusta area who used them to purchase health insurance.The Court ruled 6-3 in favor of allowing the subsidies...Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them," Roberts wrote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-25/supreme-court-ruling-keeps-h
Supreme Court upholds health care law

...imperiled the landmark law and health insurance for millions of Americans...states that set up their own health insurance marketplaces - would lead to...Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-25/supreme-court-upholds-health
Georgia health-care exchange falls short, report says

...in a recent analysis of its health insurance exchange.The report, released...state has made to its online health insurance marketplace.The report also...included the introduction of health insurance exchanges, where individuals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-15/georgia-health-care-exch
UnitedHealth beats earnings forecast, raises outlook

...UnitedHealth continued to juice up its business outside health insurance in a better-than-expected second quarter while...cents, according to Zacks Investment Research.Health insurance is still UnitedHealth's main business and operating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/unitedhealth-beats-earning