Commentary: There’s help for managing your health in Medicare
Many adults have one or more chronic health conditions, and that’s especially true as people grow older. What’s more, coordinating services for these different conditions can be challenging. “Between doctor visits, taking the right medications at the right times, and following advice from different health care professionals, managing your... Read more
Take advantage of what Medicare has to offer
Resources are available to educate patients about Chronic Care Management About half of all adults in the United States – 117 million people – have one or more chronic health conditions such as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, or dementia, and one in four adults have two or more conditions,... Read more
Malpractice insurer pitches restructuring plan at state hearing
Georgia’s top medical malpractice insurer seeks a corporate restructuring to boost its flexibility to pursue future growth, company officials said Wednesday. And policyholders would continue to own 100 percent of the company if its reorganization plan is approved, MAG Mutual officials told state Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens at a... Read more
Maverick on CON laws quits board of hospital association
The continual combat over the state’s health facility licensure program has claimed another casualty. This time, it involves a board member of the state’s biggest hospital organization. Jim Davis, CEO of University Health Care System in Augusta, has resigned his post as chairman-elect and board member of the Georgia... Read more
Top malpractice insurer in Ga. seeks to change company structure
Georgia’s largest medical malpractice insurer aims to convert from a “mutual’’ company to a stock company, according to filings with the state insurance department. Atlanta-based MAG Mutual is a leading carrier in the Southeast for physician coverage, and has about half of the medical malpractice insurance market in Georgia.... Read more

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