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Reforms slow premiums but employees pay more

...states, employees in the South faced the highest cost burden, the group noted."Unlike housing costs, with health insurance costs there is not that much variation across the country," Schoen said. "Health insurance is expensive no matter where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-07/reforms-slow-premiums-employ
What Is It?

...federal emissions and safety standards and skyrocketing insurance costs, horsepower had been cut from all manufacturers and...emissions regulations and the always-escalating insurance costs for the under-30 male owners who typically drove...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-19/what-it
Aiken Horse Park breaks ground, dedicates main field to horseman Bruce Duchossois

...facilities, Wetzel said the foundation will do "everything we can to keep them happy" and will work to lower their insurance costs."That's the real anchor for our field," he said. "It's the biggest equine celebration in Aiken."A great...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-15/aiken-horse-park-breaks-grou
How to Use the "Snowflake" Strategy for Debt Repayment

...can save you a shocking amount each month.10. Shop around for insurance. If you can save $100 a year on your insurance costs by shopping around and finding a more cost-efficient provider, you can apply that savings as a snowflake. Just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-09-28/how-use-s
Furloughed workers return to Fort Gordon

...years, more than 3,000 civilian workers at Fort Gordon were furloughed six days this summer amid rising health insurance costs and massive budget cuts."Civilians under furlough face the uncertainty of not knowing when they will next receive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-07/furloughed-workers-return-for
Small businesses temporarily sidestep health care law

...larger pool of insured people to bring down overall insurance costs, but if people forgo coverage, that might not happen...Arlington, Va., faced the specter of increasing insurance costs although it doesn't have 50 workers yet. The company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-19/small-businesses-temporari
Exploding premiums: Real danger or false alarm?

...Obamacare will inflict substantially higher health insurance costs on Georgia consumers,'' Hudgens declared.But...independent actuaries, will substantially increase health insurance costs for many Georgians. Although not all Georgians will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-29/exploding-premiums-real-dang
Premiums for employer plans show modest increase

...over the past decade. Out-of-pocket costs have increased significantly as well."The pain factor for health insurance cost has not disappeared," said Altman. "Over time, what people pay for health care has dramatically eclipsed both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-21/premiums-employer-plans-show
Health insurance costs outpace wage gains

...typically cover most of the health insurance bill for their workers, and the actual change a worker sees in health insurance costs can vary greatly.Some employers absorb cost increases for their workers. Rate changes also depend on where the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-20/health-insurance-costs-out
Sebelius, Hudgens spar over exchanges

...exchange.In approving the rates in Georgia, Hudgens declared that "Obamacare will inflict substantially higher health insurance costs on Georgia consumers.''He added that without a federal extension, he had no choice but to approve the proposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-14/sebelius-hudgens-spar-over-e