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Rural Georgia may get basic-service hospitals

...financially struggling rural hospitals in the state over the past two years. A total of eight have shut since 2000.Jimmy Lewis of HomeTown Health, an organization of rural hospitals in Georgia, said rural health care "has become a major issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-14/rural-georgia-may-get-ba
Georgia's community hospitals under scrutiny

...address local issues. If these are local issues, there ought to be local legislation to address the issues," said Jimmy Lewis, lobbyist for the rural hospital association HomeTown Health "... A statewide bill is probably overkill."In the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-31/ga-community-hospitals-u
Two major issues hang over Community Health

...The Georgia Hospital Association said it's not worried, either, noting that CMS has months to approve it.But Jimmy Lewis of HomeTown Health, an organization of rural hospitals in Georgia, admitted he's concerned about the wait.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-16/two-major-issues-hang-over-c
State benefits plan is on track for controversy

...single insurer for the SHBP could lead to lower payments, especially with the level of savings that the state expects.Jimmy Lewis, CEO of HomeTown Health, an association of rural hospitals in Georgia, told Georgia Health News that he fears the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-08/state-benefits-plan-track-co
Harlem blows by Hephzibah, gets back to winning season

...4-2 Region 3-AAA North) narrowly missed the playoffs but still posted its best record since 2001. Harlem coach Jimmy Lewis made a point after the game to mention the five seniors who paced the team throughout the season - Mike White, Mark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/29/hig_17214.shtml
High school | Harlem High School | Hephzibah High School
39,000 pounds of junk mail burns on Ga. highway

...was no first-class mail among the cargo of the burned-out semitrailer.Authorities say 38-year-old trucker Jimmy Lewis Dobson of Warner Robins saw flames coming from around the rear wheels of his semitrailer on U.S. Highway 1 north...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-01-24/39000-pounds-junk-mail-burns
Rants and raves

...10 a gallon. TO THE NICE gentleman who paid for my lunch June 8 at Ruby Tuesday in North Augusta, thank you. COACH JIMMY LEWIS does a great job and he does the best he can with what he has to work with. PAUL BROUN, it is totally hypocritical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-07-12/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves | Columbia County Crime
Warriors move to 3-0 with win

...the final three the result of Bulldog miscues. "We'll have to play a perfect game to win tonight," Harlem coach Jimmy Lewis said before the game. Afterward, Lewis said, "This team could not deliver, however, as they fumbled eight times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/03/hig_771.shtml
High school | Harlem High School
Governor triumphs in session

...strides, but they, too, had to settle for less than complete victory. "It was a good news-bad news session," said Jimmy Lewis, CEO for HomeTown Health Care LLC, which represents rural hospitals. While Mr. Barnes' determination to reduce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/27/met_285867.shtml
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Ga. rural hospital crisis

...Little governmental relief is on the way except if a hospital is designated "Critical Access." Rural hospital lobbyist Jimmy Lewis says hospitals in jeopardy must swallow their pride and make the decision to seek this designation because time is of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/16/edi_287603.shtml
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