Tue., February 18, 2014 11:35am
A Georgia House panel Monday approved a bill that would toughen penalties for operating an unlicensed personal care home, raising a first offense to...
Tue., December 3, 2013 12:00pm
New efforts to improve care coordination among hospitals, nursing homes and other providers are succeeding in reducing readmission rates, experts say...
Fri., November 22, 2013 12:00pm
More than 900 U.S. nursing homes, including six in Georgia, have been listed by federal officials as not fully complying with a regulation to have...
Wed., October 23, 2013 12:00pm
Months after a high-profile fight to renew Georgia’s provider fee, the hospital industry is again concerned about the fee’s fate. This time, the...
Mon., November 26, 2012 1:00pm
Officials say the state nursing home in Milledgeville is set to close by the end of next year, sending 127 severely disabled patients to smaller...
Tue., May 15, 2012 4:01pm
Military veterans living in state-run nursing homes will now have to pay a fee for care. It’s part of new legislation signed into law by Governor...
Fri., April 15, 2011 9:50am
A measure that would allow assisted living facililties to provide some services that nursing homes provide heads to the governor for his signature.
Tue., April 12, 2011 1:29pm
The House has approved legislation that would allow more of Georgia's elderly to reside in assisted-living facilities, rather than nursing homes.
Mon., April 4, 2011 1:30pm
Advocates for the elderly are getting nervous about the fate of legislation that would let residents of assisted living homes stay there longer. The...
Mon., March 14, 2011 8:27am
Lawmakers will be especially busy during Monday's scheduled Day-29 of the 40 day General Assembly calendar, as Crossover Day approaches....