Tag Archives: DCH

Fulenwider named Medicaid chief at DCH

Blake Fulenwider, a longtime healthcare policy adviser to Gov. Nathan Deal, will replace Linda Wiant as state Medicaid chief at DCH . . .

Tags: Blake Fulenwider , DCH , Medicaid chief

State Health Benefits Plan has large deficit looming

The Department of Community Health projects a $242 million deficit in the State Health Benefits Plan within three years . . .

Tags: DCH , State Health Benefits Plan

Top Medicaid officials depart, DCH won’t say why

The director and deputy director of Georgia’s Medicaid program have abruptly left the Department of Community Health . . .

Tags: DCH , Medicaid

DCH will delay new system for Medicaid hospital payments

The Department of Community puts off the implementation of a new methodology for making Medicaid payments to hospitals . . .

Tags: DCH , Frank Berry , Medicaid payments

DCH board declines request for CON rules change

A request to change the state’s certificate of need rules regulating hospital construction is turned down by the Board of Community Health . . .

Tags: CON , DCH

DCH ranks financially neediest hospitals

The Department of Community Health has determined which rural hospitals are most in need of financial aid from a new tax credit . . .

Tags: DCH , rural hospitals , tax credit

Fulton judge rejects legal challenges to CON laws

A legal attack on Georgia’s certificate of need laws is dismissed by a Fulton County Superior Court judge . . .

Tags: CON , DCH , Fulton County lawsuit

Berry appoints four top aides at DCH

Frank Berry announces appointments to four high-ranking positions at the Department of Community Health . . .

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Frank Berry is new DCH commissioner

Frank Berry will replace Clyde Reese as the commissioner of the Department of Community Health . . .

Tags: DBHDD , DCH , Frank Berry , Judy Fitzgerald

Deal appoints Reese to appellate court; who replaces Reese at DCH?

Clyde Reese, the state’s DCH commissioner, is appointed to the Georgia Court of Appeals . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , Court of Appeals , DCH , Nathan Deal