Georgia Senate to take up hospital provider fee
A tax on hospitals that supports Georgia’s Medicaid program would be extended until 2020 under legislation introduced in the state Senate Thursday. Read the full article: Atlanta Business Chronicle Read more
Lawmaker asks SEC to probe Price’s stock trades
A veteran legislator asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate Rep. Tom Price, a Georgia Republican nominated to become President-elect Trump’s secretary of HHS, the Wall Street Journal reported. Read the full article: Atlanta Business Chronicle Read more
Sandy Springs doctor charged in painkiller scheme
Dr. Arnita Avery-Kelly, a podiatrist at Podiatric Medical Surgical Services, was arraigned on federal charges of illegal distribution of opioid painkillers and other drugs in Sandy Springs and Lithonia. Read the full article: Atlanta Business Chronicle Read more
Anthem to invest $20 million in IT hub
Fortune 50 health insurer Anthem, the parent company of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, will invest $20 million in a technology hub in Atlanta. Read the full article: Atlanta Business Chronicle Read more
Doctor gets prison term in health care fraud case
Dr. Robert Windsor, a Cumming-based physician, was sentenced to three years and two months of federal prison after falsely filing over $1.1 million in claims he did not perform. Read the full article: Atlanta Business Chronicle Read more

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