Today begins open enrollment for the more than 1 million Medicare beneficiaries in Georgia. It’s often a time of confusion because of the dizzying array of choices for seniors, Read more
Q:  Is my retiree health plan required to follow the insurance changes under health reform, such as coverage of dependents up till age 26? I would like to cover my 23-year-old child under this plan. M, from Atlanta Read more
The costs of long-term care can be enormous. Yet Americans are buying fewer insurance policies to cover those expenses. The New York Times’ Ron Lieber reviews the reasons Read more
This regular feature of Georgia Health News will answer questions about the impact of national health care reform. Q: How will the Affordable Care Act affect my special-needs child, who has autism ? S, from Atlanta A:      Autism isn’t mentioned in the 2,000-plus page Affordable Care Act. The advocacy... Read more
Georgians with health insurance through their work are likely to see significant increases in monthly premiums, annual deductibles and/or co-pays when they peruse their open enrollment materials. Large employers in Atlanta project an 8.7 percent increase Read more

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