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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
As rural hospitals fail, Ga. considers downsizing

...Hospital had reported for years that it was saddled with unpaid bills and that it was underpaid by government-run insurance programs for the poor and elderly. It closed its emergency room last year, the only one in the county.Among the new requirements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-17/rural-hospitals-fail-ga-consi
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
Half of uninsured say they might enroll

...million that have gained coverage through the health insurance marketplaces, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Programs, "this survey really speaks to the fact that our work is far from over," she said. "We are not sitting back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/half-uninsured-say-they-migh
Welfare Nation: "Farm Bill" is what's wrong with America

...Well-to-do Jeb is enrolled in the Federal Crop Insurance Program, which subsidizes his profits regardless of how...not. But don't be fooled: the expanded crop-insurance program now funnels that money through an untraceable network...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-05-25/welfare-na
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
Medicaid, PeachCare enrollment stalls

...be joining these government insurance programs. A spokeswoman for the state...Medicaid and their children's insurance program.In addition, the Peach State...and the Children's Health Insurance Program (known as PeachCare in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-17/medicaid-peachcare-enrol
Augusta health care providers see no rush on first days of Affordable Care Act

...healthcare.gov Web site, and an additional 3.9 million were deemed eligible for Medicaid or the Child ren's Health Insurance Program. But 5.4 million, including 450,000 in Georgia, live in states that have refused federal funds to expand Medicaid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-02/augusta-health-care-provider
More than 2 million enrolled, 4 million to Medicaid, officials said

...went to the Health Insurance Marketplaces were deemed eligible for their state's Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Programs, she said. Another three million younger than 26 were able to stay on their parents' coverage because of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-12-31/more-2-million-enrolled-4-mi