By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Health care law deadline looms
Monday is final day to enroll for insurance plans or face possible penalty
0329health 1
James and Amber Smith will go uninsured, they say, with the state’s PeachCare for Kids program covering their children, from left, Layla, 7, Sunny, 3, Caleb, 6, Xavier, 18 months, and Schuyler, 14. - photo by NAT GURLEY
James Smith’s family is struggling to make ends meet, so paying for any kind of health coverage — at this point — is tough. Three of his children are on WellCare, which serves families eligible for Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids. And he’s seeking Peachcare, a low-cost plan for Georgia’s uninsured children, for the other two.