Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hospitals in Georgia partner for specialized surgeries

Two hospitals in Georgia are collaborating for a clinical partnership to specialize in surgeries.

Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance should be available to Georgia counties impacted...

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said he’s been assured by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta that assistance will be available for Georgians disrupted by Hurricane Irma.

Georgia Ports Authority up 10.8%

#WHOAH -- In what was its busiest July ever, the Port of Savannah handled more than 336,000 TEUs

July tax revenues up 7.1 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that Georgia’s net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.72 billion, for an increase of $113.4 million, or 7.1 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $1.61 billion.

GA Hospital Settles Medicaid Fraud Suit with US & State of...

The Georgia hospital has to pay the United States government AND the state of Georgia.

Railroad safety rules raised in trial over film worker death in...

Could it all have been avoided with a different policy in place for train operators?

Film industry generates a whopping $9.5 billion for Georgia’s economy

Gov. Nathan Deal announced on Monday that the film industry in Georgia is still adding considering money to the state economy.

Toshiba to help Plant Vogtle expansion funded

Relief is on the way for Southern Company's Plant Vogtle.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of GA will limit emergency room visit...

Blue Cross Blue Shield is the only insurer in the marketplace in 96 of Georgia's 159 counties. The company has a monopoly over most of Georgia's rural counties.

Georgia losing patience with drug treatment tourists

Relaxed rules in Georgia and stricter regulations in Tennessee created a recipe for the privately-owned treatment facilities to locate a few miles from the state line....mostly for heroin and pain killers.