Tag Archives: Monty Veazey

CTCA takes another swing at certificate of need law

Senate bill would eliminate the CON regulations that limit the number of beds in CTCA’s Newnan hospital . . .

Tags: certificate of need , CTCA , GACH , John Albers , Monty Veazey

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

Grady makes late-breaking bid for bankrupt hospital – but why?

Grady Memorial Hospital offers to buy bankrupt Southern Regional in Clayton County for $20 million; will the board go along with the proposal? . . .

Tags: bidding war , Grady Memorial Hospital , John Haupert , Monty Veazey , Prime Healthcare , Southern Regional Medical Center

Late-breaking bill could help struggling hospitals

The Legislature passes a bill that could provide financial help for struggling rural hospitals by adding language from an unrelated piece of legislation . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Earl Rogers , economic development authorities , GACH , GHA , Jeff Mullis , John Albers , Monty Veazey , P-card misuse , rural hospitals

Georgia’s hospitals pump almost $40 billion into economy

Hospitals are one of the biggest contributors to Georgia’s economy, but many of them are financially stressed and in danger of closing . . .

Tags: Earl Rogers , economic impact of hospitals , GHA , hospital closings , Monty Veazey , Nathan Deal

DCH board will approve downgrade rule for rural hospitals

DCH board to adopt new rules that will downgrade rural hospitals to “free-standing emergency departments” in response to their financial difficulties . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , DCH , free-standing emergency departments , hospital rules , Monty Veazey , Nathan Deal

Deal: Scale back rural hospitals to keep them open

Gov. Deal will try to assist financially ailing rural hospitals through the regulatory oversight of the Department of Community Health . . .

Tags: David Lucas , DCH , Monty Veazey , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals