Mon., March 26, 2012 5:23pm
Dozens of Georgia medical professionals rallied at the State Capitol Monday to ask lawmakers to withdraw the state's lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act.
Fri., October 7, 2011 5:09pm
The US Health and Human Services Department will take another 30 days to decide whether Georgia can phase in a key provision of health care reform more slowly. Georgia officials wants Georgia exempt from a part of the law until 2014. The provision requires insurance firms to spend no more than 20% of individual premiums on administration and certain other costs.
Fri., June 3, 2011 8:21am
Governor Nathan Deal has signed an executive order creating a panel to determine whether Georgia should establish a state-based health care exchange under the new federal health care law.
Tue., March 22, 2011 2:51pm
One year later Georgia is suing the federal government. State lawmakers do not act on creating health care exchange. Full law goes into effect in 2014.
Thu., March 17, 2011 8:38am
Members of the House were busy on Wednesday handling bills before the midnight deadline. The bills included, among others, airline tax breaks and health care.
Mon., January 31, 2011 7:00pm
Georgia was one of 26 states that sued the federal government over healthcare reform. Since the judge did not halt the law from taking effect in his ruling, Deal says Georgia must continue to plan for it.