It was past midnight, and my brain was still fogged from pain medication and muscle relaxers. Yet I listened like a devout acolyte as the ER nurse gave instructions on my care at home. I would do anything to prevent those horrible back spasms – and a return trip... Read more
The idea of small businesses and individuals banding together to buy health insurance – thereby increasing their ability to obtain an affordable policy – has kicked around long before health care reform passed Congress. These new insurance shopping malls, known as ‘’exchanges,’’ make perfect sense. Read more

Happy Thanksgiving

The Pulse November 24, 2010 0

Georgia Health News wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! We’ll return soon after the holiday with more news about the state’s health care system. Thanks for your readership and support ! Andy Miller Read more
Georgia plans to apply for an exemption to new rules requiring health insurers to spend at least 80 percent of the premium dollar on medical care. The insurance spending rules, part of the health care reform law, were presented Monday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.... Read more
Louisville, Ky.-based Humana has agreed to buy Concentra, based in Texas, in an interesting marriage of a health insurer with a provider of urgent care and occupational medicine. Concentra has 13 centers in Georgia, 11 of them in the metro Atlanta area. Here is the Wall Street Journal‘s story... Read more

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