Georgia hospitals rarely disclose patient safety violations — sometimes fatal — to public, Telegraph analysis shows

By Max Blau – Macon Telegraph In December 2017, Sidney Canada felt dizzy and disoriented. The 52-year-old Georgia father often struggled to get a decent night’s rest, due to his sleep apnea. When he couldn’t talk clearly, his wife wondered …

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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 lawmakers to tackle ‘surprise’ medical billing to patients”

Written by: Andy Miller, Georgia Health News Published: January 26, 2017 When his 5-year-old son suffered a burn injury, Michael Caraway took him to a local hospital emergency room. The hospital was in Caraway’s insurance network. His son got successful …

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