Tag Archives: WellStar

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 – Committee snub won’t stop another ‘religious freedom’ bill, lawmaker says

The supporter of a ‘religious liberty’ bill says he still plans to keep pushing for it, despite loss of a committee chairmanship . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , certificate of need , CTCA , Josh McKoon , JQC , Linde Group , religious freedom , WellStar

Political Notes — Medical merger mania rolls on

WellStar is now talking to Tenet Healthcare about the acquisition of several hospitals in Metro Atlanta . . .

Tags: Department of Community Supervision , hospital mergers , Louisiana theater shooting , Nathan Deal , Tenet , WellStar

Emory, WellStar healthcare merger is off

Merger discussions between Emory University and WellStar have been terminated, at WellStar’s initiative . . .

Tags: Emory University , healthcare merger , WellStar

WellStar settles with state on Medicaid billing

Attorney General Thurbert Baker said WellStar will pay the state $2.73 million to settle claims related to Medicaid billing . . .

Tags: DCH , Medicaid claims , thurbert baker , WellStar