About one-third of eligible Georgia hospitals will see a reduction in Medicare payments in 2018 because of a high rate of patient injuries.
Georgia employers’ health care costs are lower than the national average, a recent survey has found.
Confused about the fate of “repeal and replace,” about big premium hikes, about “insurer bailouts’’’ being eliminated?
State insurance officials Wednesday gave approval to premium increases of more than 50 percent for the four insurers participating in next year’s insurance exchange in Georgia.
State employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7 percent for coverage next year in the State Health Benefit Plan.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia has agreed to offer coverage in the state insurance exchange in the 85 counties that will have no other health plans in 2018.
Tens of thousands of Georgia Medicaid beneficiaries are set to switch health plans over the weekend in an unprecedented shift in enrollment for the government program.
The state’s attorney general has urged the Georgia Supreme Court to reverse a lower court opinion that barred access to Northside Hospital’s financial records.
Georgia’s largest medical malpractice insurer aims to convert from a “mutual’’ company to a stock company, according to filings with the state insurance department.
Georgia and other states would have more control over health care — its rules, spending and benefits — under the bill that passed the U.S. House on Thursday.
Another rural hospital is closing its doors in Georgia.
A South Georgia elementary school has three dental chairs set up for kids who don’t have a regular dentist.
One in four Georgia nursing homes received the lowest rating — one star — in the latest federal quality rankings of long-term care facilities in the United States.
Seven Georgia urban markets saw general improvement in their health care systems from 2011 through 2014, but each of the seven metropolitan areas was ranked in the bottom half of the 306 U.S.
The option to expand Medicaid to adults up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, which most states have approved, would extend coverage to hundreds of thousands of low-income Georgians.
A Georgia health care task force is putting the final touches on widely anticipated recommendations for the state to increase access to medical services for the uninsured.
Stratus Healthcare, an alliance of hospital systems, said Wednesday that it’s entering partnership talks with a large physician organization in Central Georgia.
Many Georgians may see their monthly premiums rise by double-digit percentages on the state health insurance exchange in 2017, an analysis of health insurers’ proposed rate requests shows.
Just 12 percent of Georgia home health agencies received a superior 4-star or 5-star rating in a new Medicare quality ranking system for that industry.
Current and former Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia members are being offered free identity repair assistance and credit monitoring services in the wake of a massive data breach involving the insurer’s parent company, Anthem.