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Wal-Mart cuts health care for part-timers

...Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some part-time...1, it will no longer offer health insurance to employees who work less than...workers who were eligible for health insurance coverage since 2011.The announcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/wal-mart-cuts-health-care-
Overtime

...Participants must have a valid student ID and bring a current physical, received within the past six months, and proof of health insurance.Contact head coach Jason Eller if you are interested or have questions at seller@gru.edu or by phone at (706...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-09/overtime
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
Georgia's rural hospitals teeter as solutions are debated

...the process of people trying to enroll through the Health Insurance Marketplaces determined a large number of children...drop its prohibition on subsidies to buy private health insurance in the Marketplaces for those who are eligible for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-18/georgias-rural-hospitals-tee
New once-a-day pill for hepatitis C wins FDA approval

...Sovaldi at $84,000 for one 12-week regimen.The health insurance industry has been blasting Gilead for months over...believe it has a blank check," said America's Health Insurance Plans, in a statement.Gilead executives say their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/new-once-day-pill-hepatiti
Rants & Raves

...ACA. However, those are not all new enrollees to health insurance. That number includes the people that had insurance...insurance plan, and over 5 million have lost their health insurance coverage, making a net change of -2,500,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-19/rants-raves
Pharmacies push medication synchronization

...The Medicare drug program has star ratings, and three of the categories are based on adherence, she said.So the health insurance companies are ranked."However, insurance companies are passing the buck onto pharmacies," Carmichael said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-18/pharmacies-push-medication
Tax refunds could get hit due to health law credits

...getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under Pres i dent Obama's...million households have gotten health insurance tax credits, and major tax...subsidized coverage on the new health insurance exchanges is $264 a month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-24/tax-refunds-could-get-hit-
Regents asked to boost health premiums, deductibles

...Georgia are likely to wind up with an increase in their health insurance premiums, co-pays and deductibles after the Board...regents expect to spend $19.2 million more on health insurance in 2015 plus the $14.6 million in additional premiums...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-21/regents-asked-boost-heal
Second enrollment period for health care coverage begins Nov. 15

Tommy Lowe got health insurance earlier this year through the Affordable Care Act, then got...tax credits they currently have, and many of them will because health insurance tends to be "sticky" and most people will just stay with their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-03/second-enrollment-period-hea