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South Carolina's Medicaid agency reviewing potential fraud by health care providers

...possible fraud after payments for certain behavioral health services skyrocketed.The agency says it has referred seven...before receiving care for "rehabilitative behavioral health" services. Such services include treatment and counseling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-04/south-carolinas-medicaid-agency-rev
Aiken Regional Medical Centers | The Augusta Chronicle

...rooms are now private, except for Aurora Pavilion. Aiken Regional Medical Centers is owned and operated by Universal Health Services Inc. The medical campus is expanding. The fifth floor of the main hospital building is a cardiovascular floor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/aiken-regional-medic
Christ Community Health Services expands historic home

On a site significant to the health care history of Augusta, Christ Community Health Services is delving deeper into that history while adding much needed services for the uninsured and underserved.Operating out of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-14/christ-community-health-serv
Expansion adds to Widows Home legacy

...since we came to Christ Community Health Services."Comments such as this from...provided by Christ Community Health Services Augusta and other similar organizations...learn more about Christ Community Health Services Augusta, or is interested in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-22/expansion-adds-w
Augusta metro area loses 500 jobs in July

...each in retail, transportation, and professional and business services. There were 400 jobs added in education and health services, the department reported, and 100 jobs each in construction and manufacturing.In total, there were 227,900...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/augusta-metro-area-loses-5
June unemployment rises slightly for Augusta metro area

...and 7.9 percent in June a year ago.The number of jobs in Augusta decreased by 2,400, mostly in education and health services, state government, manufacturing and construction. Despite the losses in June, the Labor Department reported that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-23/june-unemployment-rises-sl
Enough to make you sick

...structured to keep them employed and productive, or served through private nonprofits such as Augusta's Christ Community Health Services.Lawmakers must encourage families to save for medical expenses and long-term care the same way they save for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-01/enough-make-you-sick
Community Health Centers provide safety net for gaps in public health care

...pharmacy and dental, Richards said. The clinic and the other Community Health Center in Augusta, Christ Community Health Services, said they are filling the gaps in health care that health reform has yet to reach or cannot reach.For instance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-11/community-health-centers-pro
Jacqueline Reese

...memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Christ Community Health Services, 127 Telfair St., Augusta, GA 30901. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175397721
Augusta-area jobs decline in June

...number of jobs in the Augusta metro area in June, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.The education and health services job sector, which includes teachers and aides, declined by 1,400 jobs in June, according to data released Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/augusta-area-jobs-decline-