Tag Archives: PeachCare

Political Notes – A bipartisan request for new voting machines

Reps. Scott Holcomb and Scot Turner want the state to replace its aging voting machinges . . .

Tags: David Ralston , PeachCare , Scot Turner , Scott Holcomb , voting machines

Political Notes – Georgia gets bonus for childrens’ healthcare coverage

Georgia gets a bonus from the federal government for enrolling more children in the PeachCare health insurance program . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , Cindy Mann , CMS , GEFA , Lynn Westmoreland , PeachCare , Sam Olens , Sean Jerguson , Tim Echols , tobacco settlement

DCH: Will have Medicaid decision by ‘this summer’

DCH officials say they will announce a decision on the redesign of Georgia’s Medicaid health insurance program by this summer, a later date than originally planned . . .

Tags: ACA , David Cook , DCH , Medicaid , Navigant , PeachCare , redesign

Local school systems face higher health insurance bills

As part of its efforts to eliminate a deficit in the State Health Benefits Plan, DCH will require increased premiums for health insurance coverage of non-teaching public school employees . . .

Tags: assisted living , Board of Community Health , co-payments , David Cook , DCH , Medicaid , PeachCare , provider reimbursement rates , State Health Benefits Plan

Political Notes – Chattooga could have first private water project

Chattooga County could be one of the first local governments to take advantage of the new state law that authorizes public-private partnerships to develop water infrastructure projects . . .

Tags: Chattooga County , Chris Clark , Department of Community Health , federal healthcare act , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Nathan Deal appointments , PeachCare , reservoirs , water resource projects

DCH needs $573 million more for Medicaid, PeachCare

Georgia has large holes to plug in the budgets for Medicaid and PeachCare; DCH is asking for $573 million more in state funds in the next two budgets . . .

Tags: budget shortfalls , Department of Community Health , Medicaid , PeachCare

DCH gets grant to revamp Medicaid enrollment

The Department of Community Health will use federal funds to upgrade its systems for enrolling and verifying Medicaid participants . . .

Tags: DCH , enrollment systems , federal grant , Medicaid , PeachCare

DCH picks Navigant for Medicaid revamp

The Department of Community Health hires a consulting firm to recommend changes in the state’s Medicaid and PeachCare health insurance programs . . .

Tags: DCH , managed care , Medicaid , Navigant , PeachCare , privatization , Sonny Perdue