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State retiree provider dropping Medicare Advantage plan

...in the traditional Medicare program, with about 30 percent enrolled in an Advantage plan, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.More than 102,000 people are in Medicare Advantage plans under Georgia's State Health Benefit Plan, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-09-16/state-retiree-provider-dropp
Can't make employers cover contraception, Supreme Court says

...the contraception provision from religiously affiliated hospitals, colleges and charities. A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found 85 percent of large American employers already had offered such coverage before the health care law required...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/cant-make-employers-cover-co
Checkered progress on disabled care despite ruling

...waiting lists in 2010 for Medicaid-provided home and community care waivers, according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit that analyzes health policy issues.To make non-institutional services a right across states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-29/checkered-progress-disabled-care-de
Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

...premium for employer-sponsored family health coverage topped $16,000 last year, according to the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation, which studies health care issues. Employers, who pay most of that bill, have watched that figure climb faster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-26/wellness-programs-grow-mor
What do med students learn in the ER? Valuable lessons indeed

...emergency doctors, while Michigan, a state with a similar population, had twice that number, according to Kaiser Family Foundation data.During their fourth and final year of medical school, students have three required, month-long clerkships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-11/what-do-med-students-learn-e
Ga. Republicans propose deterring Medicaid expansion by requiring legislative vote

...have either refused to expand their eligibility rules or are still debating it, according to a tally by the Kaiser Family Foundation.The federal government has offered to pay the full cost of expanding state Medicaid programs for three years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-13/ga-republicans-propose-deterring-me
Georgians stuck without Medicaid increase

...uninsured, according to an analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Deal spokesman Brian Robinson said they had...year for a family of four, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation report. Even allowing adults to qualify at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-10/georgians-stuck-without-medi
Feds try to smooth bumpy health care transition

...is frankly the big question right now," said Larry Levitt, an insurance market expert with the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. "Can the system handle signing up everyone who wants coverage by Jan. 1? I'd say the highest priority is avoiding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-12/feds-try-smooth-bumpy-health-care-t
Obama struggles to save his cherished health law

...nothing normal about this law from the start," said Larry Levitt, an insurance expert with the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. "There's been no period of smooth sailing."Levitt says the ACA might yet have that kind of influence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-16/obama-struggles-save-his
4 keys to scrutinizing Medicare Advantage cuts

...these plans this year, which represents an increase of nearly 10 percent from 2012, according to the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation, which studies health care issues.Enrollment in the plans has actually increased by 30 percent from 11.1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-14/4-keys-scrutinizing-medica