Tag Archives: State Health Benefits Plan

State Health Benefits Plan has large deficit looming

The Department of Community Health projects a $242 million deficit in the State Health Benefits Plan within three years . . .

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State employees will pay 2.5% more for health coverage

State employees will pay a slightly higher premium in 2017 for their health insurance coverage provided by the State Health Benefits Plan . . .

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State employees, teachers get a break on health premiums

The state Board of Community Health approves new, mostly lower rates for health insurance coverage for state employees and teachers . . .

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School system employees could trigger budget dispute

Legislative budget hearings spotlight the state’s highest and lowest-paid employees . . .

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ACA to add 66,000 more Georgians to Medicaid rolls

The implementation of Obamacare, with its accompanying ‘woodwork effect,’ will add about 66,000 Georgians to the state’s Medicaid rolls . . .

Tags: ACA , DCH , Medicaid , Obamacare , State Health Benefits Plan , Tim Connell , woodwork effect

DCH board approves new rates, providers for State Health Benefits Plan

Community Health board approves structural changes in the health insurance plan for teachers and state employees . . .

Tags: 2015 rates and design changes , DCH , State Health Benefits Plan

Rickman named head of State Health Benefit Plan

Attorney Jeff Rickman has been named permanent chief of the State Health Benefit Plan, the insurance program for teachers and state employees . . .

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DCH adds new vendors for teachers, employees’ insurance plan

DCH adds two major insurance carriers to the State Health Benefits Plan effective Jan. 1 . . .

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State will rebid contract for Medicaid ABD care

DCH’s attempt to bid a contract for care coordination services for Medicaid’s ABD population fell through, but a new bidding process will start in July . . .

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DCH seeks additional companies for State Health Benefits Plan

The Department of Community Health is inviting health insurance firms to bid for a piece of the State Health Benefits Plan for 2015 . . .

Tags: Blue Cross Blue Shield , Clyde Reese , DCH , State Health Benefits Plan , vendors