“Lawmakers to weigh several consumer-related bills”

By WALTER C. JONES ATLANTA — A clue to how at least one consumer-protection bill may fair in this year’s session of the General Assembly came during a panel discussion when all four legislators and the moderator complained of being …

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“Legislators examine consumer shocker of medical ‘balance billing’”

By Andy Miller – For the Atlanta Journal Constitution – Posted Thursday, October 8, 2015 A patient scheduled for surgery makes sure that both the hospital and surgeon are in the health plan’s network prior to the operation. But after …

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“Ga. uninsured rate improves, but still ranks among the highest”

By TOM CRAWFORD | Published: SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 The percentage of Georgians without health insurance declined in 2014, as it did in most other states, an improvement that was attributed to a stronger economy and the availability of coverage through the Affordable Care Act …

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“UPDATE: HIV meds to remain on preferred status with Medicaid”

Georgia Voice, Patrick Saunders, August 25, 2015, 11:48am UPDATE 4:55 p.m.: All single-pill HIV regimens will remain on preferred status with Medicaid. Commissioner Reece’s office confirms that the DCH website will be updated to reflect this update. Here’s the blow-by-blow …

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Georgia Watch applauds U.S. Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell

ATLANTA, GA June 25, 2015 – Today, the United States Supreme Court made an important decision that preserves health insurance coverage for the more than 400,000 Georgians who receive tax credits. “Georgia Watch is breathing a sigh of relief because …

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Premium tax credits in jeopardy: Supreme Court will hear King v. Burwell on March 4th

Written by Lindsey Stephens, Duke Law School Extern, and Beth Stephens, Health Access Program Director On March 4, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell.  At issue is whether the advance premium tax credits …

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