Jun 30 17:09 Patients Wait for Help with AIDS Drugs Georgia’s AIDS drug assistance program is running out of money, even as the number of people seeking help paying for medications that can cost more than ten-thousand dollars per year […]
Two commissioners met with Grady leaders Thursday to discuss whether the county could reduce its annual $23-million contribution to the hospital.
Jun 24 20:09 Georgia Psychiatric Care Stretched Thin From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Richard P. was distraught. After arguing with his former wife, he checked into a motel, looped a belt around his neck and tried his best to take his […]
Jun 22 18:34 In Health Care, Paying More to Save? One insurer is betting that paying more for primary care will decrease overall health care costs. From the New York Times: Like a lot of doctors, Patrick Kilduff has too […]
Jun 19 18:12 Another State May Raise Its Tobacco Tax New York joins a growing list of states raising their taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. A bill to raise Georgia’s tobacco tax failed to pass this legislative session. […]
Jun 03 10:40 Some Cost Cuts Won’t Be Easy From the New York Times: In selling the health care overhaul to Congress, the Obama administration cited a once obscure research group at Dartmouth College to claim that it could not […]
New Standards for Tax-Exempt Hospitals One frequently overlooked provision of the new health care law sets out a few requirements for non-profit hospitals that want to keep their tax-exempt status. Some details, from the Health Affairs blog: Section 9007 of […]