Opioids and older adults

September 10, 2018 0

This week, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how the opioid crisis is affecting older Americans and what health providers are doing to help. Read more

Mental health and primary care

September 10, 2018 0

On this week’s Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller discuss how Grady Health System in Atlanta is bringing mental health care to regular doctor’s visits. Read more
Health care topics such as the insurance exchange, Medicaid expansion, and rural health care were discussed with Bill Nigut. Panelists: Kevin Riley, Bill Custer, Jimmy Lewis, Dr. Carlos del Rio, and Andy Miller. Read more

Good news on state benefits

August 21, 2018 0

With health premiums on the rise for most workers in the U.S., Georgia teachers and state employees can breathe a sigh of relief. Georgia’s Department of Community Health says teachers and state employees would not see any increase in their health premiums for 2019. Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller... Read more
Nearly half of Georgia’s nursing homes rated “below average” or “much below average” when it came to nursing staff. This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Georgia Health News editor Andy Miller discuss the outlook for long-term senior care in Georgia and how families can use... Read more

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