Georgia Seeks Delay On Health Insurance Rate Approval

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This story comes from our partner Georgia Health News. Georgia’s insurance commissioner has asked for an “emergency delay’’ of a deadline for approving proposed premiums in the state exchange – an online marketplace – set to roll out under the health reform law. The commissioner, Ralph Hudgens, cited ‘‘massive rate increases’’ in the insurers’ proposals […]

Insurance Plan Cuts Waiting List for HIV Drugs

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This story comes from Georgia Health News, an independent, nonprofit news service. In January, Georgia had the longest waiting list in the nation for people with HIV to receive government drug assistance. At that time, the state had 1,348 people waiting to join the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). Now, less than six months later, it’s […]