Insurance navigators still working as 300,000 questioned

...that might be a good thing because they could lose the coverage they gained.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sent out letters this week to 310,000 people, including 20,000 in Georgia and 93,800 in Florida, that their...

SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...applications backlogged through the federal online marketplace.As of Aug. 1, the state Department of Health and Human Services had reviewed more than 60 percent of the 38,000 applications the federal government began transferring in mid-February...

Search continuing for new director of East Central Health Disctrict

...health in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, and she had also served as a consultant to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Region 4 in Atlanta.Reach Tom Corwin at (706) 823-3213

Georgia Medicaid surge leads nation

...when open enrollment on the health insurance exchanges began.The enrollment data from the Department of Health and Human Services, released last week, are part of various studies underscoring the insurance changes created through the ACA.Yet...

Gov. Deal chides president over lack of communication of young migrants in Ga.

...Georgia as part of followup from a conference call this week with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, the governor wrote.More than 57,000 minors, mostly from El Salvador, Honduras and...

CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority receives $10.9 million grant for early childhood education

...economic gains.The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority is getting the grant money from the Department of Health and Human Services to help fund area Head Start programs. The federal programs offer early educational opportunities for low income...

Checkered progress on disabled care despite ruling

...to home and community services was 28 percent at the time of the ruling, according to a Department of Health and Human Services report. By 2012, the latest year with data tallied, the figure had risen to 50 percent, according to the Centers...

Building Momentum

...nonprofit. There are intentions to introduce the Momentum model to the CSRA's environmental, religious and health and human services nonprofits.But Augusta organizers became inspired by buzz surrounding cultural enhancement efforts of the Augusta Regional...

Study: Ga. Obamacare rates low

...released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, said that overall, 82 percent of people eligible...paying less for their premiums," said new Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell in a statement. "Nearly...

Doctors Hospital's push for trauma designation sparks backlash

...fees.O'Neal said his office doesn't and neither does the Depart ment of Community Health or the Department of Human Services. He suggested Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens might be able to weigh in if the charges were excessive, but...