Nathan Deal to meet with Blue Cross, Piedmont Monday

State health officials said Thursday that they believe Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare — which are deadlocked without a new contract — have moved closer to agreement on reimbursement rates.

Georgia school systems differ in approach to walkouts

What’s Happening?: In the wake of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, the first of several nationwide school protests is upon us. Students nationwide are planning several school walkouts in the coming weeks to protest the rise of

Adjust your Fattitude: Why being fat isn’t bad for your health

Last night, I saw Fattitude –a documentary about how popular culture fosters fat prejudice. It offers an alternative way of thinking. In a word, it was amazing. Although I have been immersed in research and information around Health at Every Size and the non-diet

Got unexpected medical bills? This Georgia lawmaker wants to help

At A Glance: Georgia state representative Richard Smith, a republican from Columbus has introduced a bill that could put an end to unexpected medical bills patients receive after hospital procedures. The Problem: Imagine you recently had surgery. You have decent insurance, and

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