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Rants & Raves

...have you ever noticed how tacky the posts look with hundreds of nails on it?IF EMPLOYEES ARE unhappy with their health insurance provided by a company that doesn't pay for "morning-after" pills or abortion, they have the right to go work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-29/rants-raves
Augusta taxpayers dodge financial bullet thanks to judge's ruling

...bid to oversee the city employees' self-insured health insurance fund, Judge J. David Roper ruled in a July 8 order...Cross Blue Shield to manage the fund, which provides health insurance for the city's workforce of more than 2,000 employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/augusta-taxpayers-dodg
Medical residency changes proposed

...left Medicare paying for most of the training instead of looking at pulling in other payors, such as commercial health insurance, Buckley said."Why is it that other insurance not chipping in, in some kind of way, to support that service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/medical-residency-changes-pr
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Christ Community to host health insurance forum Tuesday

Christ Community Health Services Augusta will host a free forum Tuesday to educate the public about how health insurance works and obtaining the maximum benefits.Ronald Skenes, the director of communications and development, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-09/christ-community-host-health
Court is paternalistic

...accept.The effect of this case can be undone by requiring any employers with strong religious interests not to offer health insurance. They should be directed to provide their employees the money they now pay, and let them get the insurance they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-06/court-paternalistic
Millions gain health coverage, but Georgia lags behind, reports show

...coverage through the marketplace, either in a private health insurance plan or through Medicaid. Of those, 59 percent...able to get this care prior to getting their new health insurance," Collins said. "But 44 percent of adults who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-10/millions-gain-health-coverag
Nothing to celebrate

...million who enrolled in Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program; the 5 million who purchased a plan directly...regressive tax on young and healthy Americans to purchase health insurance plans they can't afford or don't want so older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-14/nothing-celebrate
Feds to review Ga. Medicaid backlog

...technological snags.Federal health officials reported that more than 91,000 Georgians were identified through the health insurance exchange as eligible for Medicaid or PeachCare.Georgia has estimated that this "woodwork effect" (people coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-15/feds-review-ga-medicaid-
Deal's GOP rivals for governor debate without him

...Saturday on whether to participate in a national health insurance overhaul and whether to expand the places people...Georgia so more low-income residents could have health insurance.Barge said he agreed with Deal's decision not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-05