Tag Archives: Georgia Hospital Association

Political Notes — State moves to help businesses snare defense contracts

The Department of Economic Development launches a new computer platform for DOD contracting opportunities . . .

Tags: defense contracts , Georgia Hospital Association , Johns Creek , WellStar

Political Notes — Cagle hasn’t announced, but he’s officially running

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle may not have announced yet, but he’s filed the papers to start campaigning for governor . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Georgia Hospital Association , Johnny Isakson , rural broadband access

Lawmakers again face debate over certificate of need law

Legislators grapple with the certificate of need issue at a House committee hearing; the issue will come up again in the new session . . .

Tags: certificate of need , CTCA , Ed Rynders , Ethan James , Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals , Georgia Hospital Association , Monty Veazey

Political Notes – Trump, still in the lead position, heads to Macon

Donald Trump will host a campaign event in Macon this evening, with thousands of supporters expected to show up . . .

Tags: Bates Mattison , Brookhaven ethics review , Donald Trump , Erick Erickson , Georgia Hospital Association , Macon rally

Political Notes – Kemp says voter data ‘was not breached’

The computer disks that mistakenly included sensitive personal information about registered voters have all been retrieved, Secretary of State Brian Kemp says . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , dubose porter , Georgia Hospital Association , Newton County Commission , Tommy Craig , voter registration information

CTCA, state hospitals at odds over CON rule

CTCA and Georgia’s hospital groups wrangle over a proposed change in the certificate of need law that would benefit CTCA’s Newnan cancer hospital . . .

Tags: certificate of need , CTCA , David Kent , DCH , Earl Rogers , Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals , Georgia Hospital Association

Healthcare officials hope computer history won’t repeat itself

A new computer coding system for Medicaid providers takes effect Oct. 1 — will it hamper the payment of claims? . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , computer coding , DCH , Georgia Hospital Association , ICD-10 , Medicaid claims

Political Notes: Early action on solar energy bill?

There may be some early committee action in the House on a bill involving solar energy equipment for homeowners . . .

Tags: David Perdue , GEFA , Georgia Hospital Association , Gerogia Power , Harry Geisinger , Mike Dudgeon , Nathan Deal , Russ Pennington , solar energy

CON could bubble up again in the new session

Hospitals and independent doctors will likely be squabbling in the next legislative session about the certificate of need issue . . .

Tags: certificate of need , Department of Community Health , Georgia Hospital Association , Independent Doctors of Georgia

Political Notes – More overtime for DFCS investigators

Child protective services investigators will work at least eight hours of overtime per week to catch up with an increase in cases . . .

Tags: ARC survey , Bobby Cagle , child protective services , DFCS , Georgia Hospital Association , Georgia writing Test , John Barge