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Heavily involved

...relationship to Obamacare than the White House has led us to believe."His proximity to (the Department of Health and Human Services) and the White House was a whole lot tighter than they admitted," House Oversight and Government Reform Committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-29/heavily-involved
Sims stepping down at end of term

...Economic Development and Tourism Committee. She also serves on the Appropriations, Rules, Transportation, Health and Human Services and Science and Technology committees."Serving the citizens of Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/sims-stepping-down-end-t
Supreme Court ruling keeps health insurance subsidies for thousands in Georgia and 33 other states

...interpret the Act in a way that is consistent with the former, and avoids the latter."Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell, the defendant in the case, said "it is time to move forward" and focus on improving the now-spared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-25/supreme-court-ruling-keeps-h
Thousands in Augusta area could lose subsidies in pending Supreme Court health care ruling

...with the plaintiffs and against the subsidies, there is a way the court and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services could continue the subsidies through the end of the year, said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the president of the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-20/thousands-augusta-area-could
Georgia grapples with abuse of seniors

...time the legislation was passed, there wasn't an emergency shelter for the elderly. The Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services has now funded an after-hours emergency housing shelter.In addition to providing extensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-18/georgia-grapples-abuse
Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

...credit to traditionally underserved areas.A huge $153 billion measure funding the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education won initial approval by the spending panel as well.The panel proposed big cuts to AmeriCorps, family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-17/staff-cuts-take-toll-irs-t
Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...choice to head the Department of Human Services would take over an agency that...Keith Horton as commissioner of Human Services, the governor's office announced...Much of the turbulence buffeting Human Services has involved DFCS supervision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/governor-names-human-service
Athens men freed from 'slave house'

...Athens-Clarke County Code Enforcement, Georgia Department of Community Health, and the Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services' Long-term Care Ombudsman Program. Authorities said Heard may have run an illegal personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-20/athens-men-freed-slave-house
Lipstick on an earmark

...Department of Defense is not to fund health programs or research ? that's the business of the Department of Health and Human Services," Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said during the Pig Book release event at Washington's Phoenix Park Hotel, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-17/lipstick-earmark
Help local Boys & Girls Clubs reach further to help at-risk youths

...who are at risk. WHO ARE THE children at risk in our community?According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "children living in female headed families with no spouse present had a poverty rate of 47.6 percent, over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-19/help-local-boys-