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Georgia Watch Comments on New CMS Informed Consent Rules

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed new regulations related to the informed consent documents patients receive prior to elective procedures in hospitals. These documents are critical to effectively engaging patients in decisions about their healthcare. However, …

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Georgia Power profits off Plant Vogtle construction despite cost overruns, delays, and contractor bankruptcy

By Anne Maxwell – WJBF WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WJBF)- The construction of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle is years behind schedule and billions over budget. Last month, the contractor, Westinghouse Electric, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Plant Vogtle employees …

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