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Rants & Raves

...there have been fewer than 2 million new people on an insurance plan, and over 5 million have lost their health insurance coverage, making a net change of -2,500,000 people. The ACA is not working except through a false manipulation of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-19/rants-raves
Wal-Mart cuts health care for part-timers

...Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some part-time U.S. employees in a move...part-time workers who were eligible for health insurance coverage since 2011.The announcement follows similar decisions...

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

...increased premiums, new physician practice guidelines, unnecessary documentation requirements, unnecessary insurance coverage requirements and hidden fees (taxes) are baffling to medical providers, insurance companies and patients. Nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-23/rants-raves
Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006

...has strengthened and millions have gained health insurance coverage," said Jason Furman and Betsey Stevenson, members...also said the percentage of people without health insurance coverage for the entire 2013 calendar year was 13.4 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-16/poverty-rate-drops-first
Check doctors' vitals, before they check yours

...of State Medical Boards provides reports for a fee.)In choosing a doctor, not surprisingly the top factor is insurance coverage, the poll found. For the uninsured, it's cost.Eight in 10 look for the doctor's experience with a specific procedure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-07-30/check-doctors-vitals-the
Can't make employers cover contraception, Supreme Court says

...is limited to contraceptives under the health care law. "Our decision should not be understood to hold that an insurance-coverage mandate must necessarily fall if it conflicts with an employer's religious beliefs," Alito said. He suggested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/cant-make-employers-cover-co
Christ Community to host health insurance forum Tuesday

...the director of communications and development, said the forum is especially targeted for those who have obtained insurance coverage for the first time through the Affordable Care Act and those who need help navigating changes to the system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-09/christ-community-host-health
Georgia bottoms out in health care, group says

...that will also not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, the report found. Doing so would have extended insurance coverage to adults up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, Blumenthal said. And that has a real potential to improve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-30/georgia-bottoms-out-health-c
Georgia Senate candidates meet for final debates

...support for the Affordable Care Act and that she criticized the law's requirement that individuals have health insurance coverage. Eliminating the requirement, he said, "would undermine the entire law" by reducing the revenue needed to finance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-05
Half of uninsured say they might enroll

...unsure. Of those who were not sure, 43 percent did not know details about the individual mandate, which requires insurance coverage or mandates a fine that gets bigger with each subsequent year the person is uninsured."This tells us that we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/half-uninsured-say-they-migh