Tag Archives: Cindy Zeldin

Obamacare insurance signups near 200,000 in Georgia

Now that the March 31 deadline has passed to sign up for health insurance under Obamacare, it appears that nearly 200,000 Georgians enrolled in this coverage . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Barack Obama , Bob Barr , Cindy Zeldin , Georgia enrollments , Josh McKoon , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , Ralph Hudgens , Tim Sweeney

Obamacare, Medicaid expansion bills to get votes in final days

Votes on bills that would halt Medicaid expansion and prohibit the implementation of Obamacare are expected to happen in the session’s final days . . .

Tags: ACA , Cindy Zeldin , Dawn Randolph , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Obamacare

Political Notes – Trying to find a winning argument for Medicaid expansion

Healthcare advocates try to achieve what may be impossible: persuading the state’s top officials to participate in Medicaid expansion . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Cindy Zeldin , Cover Georgia , guns on campus , Hank Huckaby , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , Ron Jackson

Deal signs bill restoring children’s health insurance plans

Governor signs bill reinstating the issuance of child-only health insurance plans in Georgia . . .

Tags: Alex Atwood , children's health insurance , Cindy Zeldin , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – They still want a tobacco tax increase

Healthcare representatives are hoping that the General Assembly will pass an increase in the excise tax on cigarettes . . .

Tags: American Cancer Society , Ben Tarbutton , Cindy Zeldin , Dean Alford , Don Leebern , Eric Bailey , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Nathan Deal , Roger Lane , Ron Stephens , tobacco excise tax

Feds delay healthcare insurance provision in Georgia

The Department of Health and Human Services grants a request from Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, will delay the implementation of an 80 percent medical loss ratio for healthcare insurance companies in Georgia . . .

Tags: Cindy Zeldin , healthcare reform act , medical loss ratio , Ralph Hudgens , waiver of 80 percent requirement

Health insurance exchange slowly taking shape

Although the tea partiers don’t like it, Georgia is moving ahead with plans to establish a health insurance exchange that is a key provision of the federal healthcare act . . .

Tags: ACA , Cindy Zeldin , Gerry Purcell , health insurance exchange , Healthcare reform , Nathan Deal , Pat Gardner