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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
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
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
Canceled health insurance policy? It may be extendable

...exchange, she said, "is the only place where subsidies are available to make insurance more affordable."The Kaiser Family Foundation estimated Tuesday that 654,000 Georgians are eligible for subsidies in the exchange. For the many people who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-06/canceled-health-insurance-po
Palmetto Primary Care Physicians to launch health plan for staff

...high rates.BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina dominates the state's insurance market. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, the company had more than 90 percent of the large group health insurance market, 70 percent of the small group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-30/palmetto-primary-care-physic
Many insured in S.Carolina must buy new health plans

...protection, it costs more. For some people, it will be a shock," said Karen Pollitz, a senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation.However, she noted, federal subsidies might help offset increases. They're available to families earning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-28/many-insured-scarolina-must-buy-new
Checking the vitals of 'Obamacare'

...Medicaid. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, this impacted 5.2 million...You can do a search on the Kaiser Family Foundation's calculator at http...Tripp highly recommends the Kaiser Family Foundation Web site (KFF.org...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/gregory-gelpi/2013-11-12/checking