Health Care Reform

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States resist, build nascent insurance markets

RALEIGH, N.C. - With new online health insurance exchanges set to launch Tuesday, consumers in many Southern and Plains states will have to look harder for information than their counterparts ...
By Emery P. Dalesio | Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013

Looking at key changes under the Affordable Care Act

An overview of some of the key changes to health care services under the Affordable Care Act:
Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013

Applying for health insurance? Homework involved

WASHINGTON — Getting covered through President Obama’s health care law might feel like a combination of doing your taxes and making a big purchase that requires research.
Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013

Questions abound as health care enrollment begins

Open enrollment in the new Health Insurance Marketplace in Georgia begins Tuesday as the biggest and most significant piece of the Affordable Care Act. 
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

Will you be affected by the new health care law?

With open enrollment beginning Tuesday in the state Health Insurance Marketplaces, there is still confusion about who is going to be affected.
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

3 things small businesses must do for health care

A critical date is approaching for small business owners: Starting Oct. 1, they must make decisions about employee health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013

Affordable Care Act: A geographic sore spot for exchange premiums

The Obama administration is touting the competitiveness of the new insurance exchanges as an attractive feature of the Affordable Care Act.
By Andy Miller | Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013

Cost of coverage revealed to residents

Georgia residents who buy a mid-range health insurance plan through the online marketplace accessible next week will pay about $317 a month, with South Carolina residents paying about $339.
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Affordable Care Act: Feds unveil premiums on state exchange

A family of four in Atlanta with an income of $50,000 per year can buy the cheapest “bronze” plan in the upcoming health insurance exchange for $138 per month.
By Andy Miller | Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Affordable Care Act Q&A with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Just two weeks remain until the opening of enrollment in the health insurance exchanges, a key component of the Affordable Care Act. Much misinformation and confusion has accompanied the ...
By Andy Miller | Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Mobilizing for enrollment: Veterans and the health care law

How does the upcoming rollout of Obamacare affect Georgia’s 770,000 military veterans?
By Andy Miller | Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Health care reform confuses colleges

At issue is the 30-hour per week rule that would make an employee count as full time under the Affordable Care Act and require a large employer to offer them insurance - what is commonly called ...
Friday, Aug 23, 2013

Health fair raises awareness for community health centers

This week is National Health Center Week, and the fair was a joint effort between the federally-funded Christ Community Health Center and Medical Associates Plus at Belle Terrace to raise awareness.
By Lisa Kaylor | Friday, Aug 16, 2013

Education, outreach part of navigator job

Now that federal grants have been awarded to help educate and enroll those in Georgia interested in health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act, the hiring begins.
Friday, Aug 16, 2013

'Navigators' to help with insurance

Nearly $4 million is coming to a nonprofit and the University of Georgia extension service to help educate people about insurance available under the Affordable Care Act and help them get on a ...
Thursday, Aug 15, 2013

Clinics gearing up to address health reform

Places such as Medical Associates Plus at Belle Terrace are trying to reach out and educate those who might be helped under the Affordable Care Act.
Saturday, Aug 3, 2013

New GRU mobile clinic rolled out

Augusta residents young and old decided to do their part toward helping end AIDS by getting tested Thurs­day.
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, June 27, 2013

Restaurant industry nervously eyes ACA’s changes

Atlanta restaurateur Steve Simon has run the numbers on health care reform. He needed the information to weigh his options.Simon is co-founder of Fifth Group Restaurants, which operates seven ...
By Andy Miller | Monday, June 24, 2013

Health reform milestone 100 days away

While some help with enrollment under the Affordable Care Act will likely be coming soon to some Augusta providers that work with the uninsured, even advocates for the reform admit that the time ...
Sunday, June 23, 2013

Implementing health care reform discussed

Im­­por­tant grants for federal health centers to help with health insurance enrollment through the Affordable Care Act will be revealed this month, along with ways to sign up, a ...
Friday, June 14, 2013
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