The 2016 Legislative Session

The legislative session was a period of firsts for me. One first was being able to be a part of and also witness the myriad of activities that takes place within such a short time span. Various groups and various agendas are in play and everyone wants to take action...

Candlelight Vigil for the Uninsured 2015

Help us speak up about this issue! The vigil will take place outside of the main Grady Hospital entrance (at Gilmer St) on Monday, October 26th at 6:30 pm. The event will include several speakers, including Dr. Liz Frye, Dr. Maura George, George Chidi, Laura Colbert, and some uninsured patients.

Georgia House Passes Hospital Tax and Fee Increases

Hospitals initially opposed the tax, but decided to support it after Governor Perdue threatened to cut Medicaid reimbursement rates by more than 10% and eliminate the sales tax exemption for non-profit hospitals instead. The nearly $170 million raised by the tax will likely help fill the gaping hole in the state’s Medicaid budget.

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