With the failure of Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia to reach an agreement by March 31, the time seemed right to post this blog entry from A4E member Tom Weiner, which argues for Medicare for All. (Note: Rep. Deborah Gonzalez introduced a Medicare for All bill […]

Angry About Your Healthcare? Medicare for All Might Help

Save My Care! Rally to be held on February 20 at Liberty Plaza in Atlanta Buses will depart from Athens to the event, sign up here for a seat on the bus. With Congress taking steps to strip access to health care from 30 million Americans, it’s never been more […]

Demand Healthcare Access be Expanded Not Cut!

Just last month the ACC Commission unanimously approved a deal for Piedmont Heathcare to take over Athens Regional. As the last details of the deal are settled, it has come to light that Piedmont Healthcare’s “network agreement” with health insurance giant UnitedHeathCare will expire on June 30 of this year. […]

Athens Regional May Drop UnitedHealthCare Insurance From Network

On June 7, State Senator Renee Unterman (R-Buford), the Chairperson of the GA Senate’s Health & Human Services Committee, gave an interview to WABE 90.1 in which she expressed interest in Georgia seeking a Federal waiver to expand Medicaid in Georgia. Sen. Unterman said, “At some point you have to […]

6th Rural GA Hospital Closes as Republican Leader Considers Medicaid ...