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James Blissit

...the Board of Regents to become Vice Chancellor by 1951. Among the many successful programs he developed was a self insurance program covering the buildings and equipment of the University System; that and many of the programs that he developed were...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174767522
Obama administration unveils plan to shift Medicare payments

...suffers." He now runs a consulting firm that advises on health care.Medicare is the government's flagship health insurance program, serving seniors and disabled people at a cost of $600 billion a year.The administration also wants state Medicaid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/obama-administration-unvei
High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up

...cover nursing home stays except in certain circumstances. The Obama administration had planned to make a long-term insurance program part of the Affordable Care Act but eventually abandoned it.Sean Dargan, an analyst at Mac quarie Group, an Australia-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-03-30/high-nursing-home-bills-squeeze-ins
Health care Web site sends out wrong tax information

...percent of people who file taxes."At the Health and Human Services department, Andy Slavitt, who oversees health insurance programs, said consumers affected by the problem will be notified starting immediately via phone calls and e-mails. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-21/health-care-web-site-sends-out-wron
No takers on Georgia policy allowing rural hospitals to convert into stand-alone emergency rooms

...and other equipment expenses.Besides having too few patients, almost half would be covered by government-run insurance programs that pay nonhospital emergency rooms a less-generous fee designed to support a doctor's office, which is less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-20/no-takers-georgia-policy-all
Georgia Medicaid surge leads nation

...eligible.As a group, the states not pursuing expansion saw enrollment in Medicaid and their Children's Health Insurance Program rise by 4 percent. The children's program is called PeachCare in Georgia.States embracing Medicaid expansion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/georgia-medicaid-surge-leads
Nothing to celebrate

...consumers who selected an ACA marketplace plan; the 6 million who enrolled in Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program; the 5 million who purchased a plan directly from an insurer; and the 1 million young adults who gained coverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-14/nothing-celebrate
GOP Senate candidates debate port, flood insurance

...after Hurricane Katrina and other disasters left the insurance program with a $24 billion deficit.That triggered giant leaps...the race, said he didn't know enough about the insurance program to have an opinion. Art Gardner, a network engineer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-29/gop-senate-can
Owners facing increase in flood insurance premiums

...increases meant to shore up the troubled National Flood Insurance Program, thousands of Georgia homeowners including Drury...160 business owners who participate in the flood insurance program in parts of Glynn County will have to pay higher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/owners-facing-increase-flood-
Bill restricting Medicaid expansion in Georgia passes

ATLANTA - Lawmakers in Georgia would get the final say on whether to expand a government health insurance program for the poor under a bill passed Tuesday, making it even less likely the state will join an overhaul sought by President Obama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-18/bill-restricting-medicaid-expansion