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Planned Parenthood review ordered by Georgia governor

...Parenthood activity and to ensure this horrific practice is not occurring here, the governor is directing the Department of Community Health and the Department of Public Health to conduct a joint review of the clinics run by Planned Parenthood Southeast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-16/governor-orders-planned-pare
Lawsuit will challenge certificate of need requirement for new hospitals

...facilities.The suit was filed against the Department of Community Health that issues certificates of need. It was...most populous county without a hospital. The Department of Community Health granted the certificate to Georgia Regents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-30/lawsuit-will-challenge-certificate-
Doctors Hospital sues state over Columbia County hospital decision

...decision with the Georgia Department of Community Health but is asking that an...this point because the Department of Community Health wrote loopholes to get...We believe that the Department of Community Health just didn't have the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-04/doctors-sues-state-over-colu
Program helps parents help children

...who are disabled or have medically complex conditions.Childkind, referring to an analysis by the state Department of Community Health, says it saved Medicaid about $1.28 million over a two-year period through its work with 56 children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/program-helps-parents-help-c
Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal's choice to head the Department of Human Services would take over an agency that has been under considerable pressure in recent years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/governor-names-human-service
Athens men freed from 'slave house'

...Department, state and local Adult Protective Services, Athens-Clarke County Code Enforcement, Georgia Department of Community Health, and the Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services' Long-term Care Ombudsman Program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-20/athens-men-freed-slave-house
No need for certificate

...business would ? they had to play along with a protracted CON process in which the ultimate judges were Department of Community Health bureaucrats in Atlanta.The county's proposed hospital is in legal limbo because the state's handpicked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-07/no-need-certificate
Appeal begins in Columbia County hospital

...hospital and who gets to build it could be decided by a hearing beginning Thursday in Atlanta.The Georgia Department of Community Health has awarded Georgia Regents Medical Center the required certificate of need to build a 100-bed hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/appeal-begins-columbia-c
Appeal hearing begins over Columbia County hospital decision

...Medical Center.Doctors Hospital and University Hospital are appealing their denials last year by the Georgia Department of Community Health. A hearing officer, Ellwood F. Oakley III, started the proceedings by pointing to eight three-ring binders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-18/appeal-hearing-begins-ov
Deal vetoes 11 bills

...Aging Services from the Department of Human Services and merged it with services provided to seniors by the Department of Community Health.He also tossed a bill by Rep. Barry Fleming, R-Harlem, which would have created a central registry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/deal-vetoes-11-bills