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Hospitals want clarity on nonprofit hospital transparency law

The state’s health care regulatory board is fleshing out the details of a plan that requires most of the state’s hospitals to publicly post...

Chair of house study committee questions Georgia’s rank for maternal deaths

State lawmakers are taking a new look at why Georgia consistently ranks so poorly – and sometimes last – when it comes to maternal...

Mental health aid for Georgia school kids might be spared budget...

A north Georgia school superintendent lamented at an August gathering of lawmakers in Jasper that some of his 3,600 students often arrive for classes...

State budget cuts won’t deter Morehouse maternal mortality study

Black women in Georgia are at least three times more likely to die during or after pregnancy than their white counterparts. It’s an alarming and...

Proposed budget cuts a setback for state mental health safety net...

Key services for Georgians with mental disabilities struggling to keep a roof over their heads are at risk as part of about $56 million...

Rome still coping with mental health challenges years after hospital closed

Rome, GA - It took two years for Tereasa Lowry to lock down a new apartment in Rome after she lost her house in...

Georgia’s poor, rural hospitals lose in lawmakers’ health care waiting game

Georgia lawmakers are again waiting, fingers crossed, for someone to provide an alternative to expanding Medicaid coverage to nearly 500,000 uninsured Georgians under the...

House rural development study panel considers school mental health needs

Jasper, GA – The state sent $69 million to Georgia’s public schools this year to beef up physical security after a string of school...

Report: Ga. makes progress on mental health services, more needed

State-administered mental health services in Georgia made good strides in recent years, but more needs to be done to help people avoid homelessness and...

Panel reviews press coverage of anti-abortion bill at Monday night event

When Georgia became the latest Southern state to pass a strict anti-abortion bill this year, the intense glare of the national media’s attention shifted...
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