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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 . . .

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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

48 rural hospitals can apply for tax credits

The Department of Community Health says 48 hospitals are eligible to apply for tax credits under a new Georgia law . . .

Tags: DCH , rural hospitals , tax credit eligibility

DCH finally signs contracts with Medicaid providers

Nearly a year after announcing the winning bidders, DCH executes the contracts for Medicaid managed care services . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , DCH , Medicaid managed care contracts , rural hospital tax credit

DCH will add a second Medicare Advantage firm for SHBP

DCH solicits proposals for a second healthcare firm to provide Medicare Advantage services for retirees in the State Health Benefits Plan . . .

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New Medicaid contracts could be delayed a year

The lengthy appeals process will slow up the rollout of the new managed care contracts for Medicaid and PeachCare, according to the DCH commissioner . . .

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DCH to increase Medicaid payment rates

The state Board of Community Health starts the review process for several increases in Medicaid reimbursement rates for fiscal year 2017 . . .

Tags: DCH , Medicaid , reimbursement rates