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Georgia state workers, teachers pay more for health care

...employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees...study by the state Depart ment of Community Health.Consulting group Aon Hewitt studied the State Health Benefit Plan and concluded that state employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/georgia-state-workers-teacher
Grovetown settles civil rights lawsuit over jail suicide

...The lawsuit alleged there was no probable cause for the arrest.At the jail, Love was asked a series of questions about health and well-being that are posed to people taken into custody. When asked whether he had any suicidal thoughts, Love said he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-06/grovetown-settles-civi
Insurance coverage for autistic children now law

...Thompson, executive director of the Georgia Association of Health Plans, said the employer community generally opposes state-mandated...They want increased flexibility to offer their employees the health insurance they need," he said.Montgomery said access to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-07/insurance-coverage-autis
Noise complaints decrease in Augusta after new fireworks law passed

...annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of others."The law covers horns, radios...its time, place and manner, and a detriment to the public health, comfort, convenience, safety, welfare and prosperity of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-06/noise-complaints-decrease-aug
Georgia Health Sciences University | The Augusta Chronicle

...2012 Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 Georgia Health Sciences University Georgia Health Sciences University, known for most of...Medical College of Georgia was renamed Georgia Health Sciences University in February of 2011. Mounting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/colleges-and-univers
A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...McManus | Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 Thursday, June 14, 2012 By Tracey McManus | Friday, May 11, 2012 A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet High School It might seem very intense for a training scenario, but the instructors of A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/richmond-county-boar
Health insurance merger spree leaves uncertainty for consumers

...a third of the U.S. population has health coverage through an insurer that either...Humana. That came a day after Centene and Health Net announced a smaller deal and a couple...ance prices depend largely on the cost of health care locally, not how big an insurer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-03/health-insurance-merger-sp
Federal officials to keep temporary oversight of Georgia behavioral health system

...retain oversight of Georgia's behavioral health system after the state failed to move...Thursday that the Department of Behavioral Health and Dev elopmental Disabilities was supposed...The department is now working with health care professionals to make sure patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/federal-officials-keep-tempor
Austin Dillon wins Xfinity Series race at Daytona

...business from five months ago.He and his wife, Samantha, drove a mile from the track to visit the nurses and doctors at Halifax Health Medical Center who cared for Busch following his collision with a concrete wall during the Xfinity Series season-opener in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-04/austin-dillon-wins-xfinity
Across the region

...to death outside of a home in Columbia.Police said the shooting happened about 9 p.m. Friday on a street near Palmetto Health Richland Hospital.Investigators are in the neighborhood, talking to people and gathering evidence.The Richland County Coroner's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/across-region