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Georgia senators study medical billing limits

...more referrals," said Dr. Todd Williamson, a Gwinnett County neurologist and a former president of the Medical Association of Georgia.He said the problem is that insurance companies keep such narrow provider networks that it's difficult...
Mega-merger would bolster Blue Cross in Georgia

...pricing on pharmaceuticals.The Anthem deal ignited immediate concerns from medical groups in Georgia.The Medical Association of Georgia voiced concern Friday that such insurer consolidation "is only going to limit competition and the individual...
GA BCBS president talks breach, physician contracts, ACA also still trying to amend contracts and rates with physicians that has riled many of them and led the Medical Association of Georgia to complain to Hudgens' office last year. The commissioner required the company to immediately rescind those...
Parkinson's won't stop him, Isakson says

...patients remain very sharp," said Dr. E. Frank McDonald, a Gainesville neurologist and speaker of the Medical Association of Georgia's House of Delegates. "A lot of times, their speed slows down but not their accuracy."Medicine in...
Linda Womack

MILLEN, Ga. - Linda Gail Womack passed away on February 28, 2015 after a short illness. She was born in Millen, Georgia on December 1, 1951, the daughter of Robbie and Geraldine Womack. Her passion for life, family, friends and her work was felt by
Newspaper finds more than 2,500 uninsured doctors

ATLANTA - More than 2,500 doctors in Georgia don't have malpractice insurance, according to a newspaper analysis of state data.
Several issues before lawmakers on Crossover Day

...Medical Review.Lawmakers studied the measure over the summer but it has not moved out of committee. The Medical Association of Georgia and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association oppose the reform, saying it will increase costs. Associated Press...
P. Rao Kondur

MARTINEZ, Ga. - Dr. P. Rao Kondur, MD, 67, of Martinez, GA, passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Doctor's Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 11am in the Columbia Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home. Born in
Group launches Ga. patient safety effort

...could benefit from added advice on procedures in the wake of a $50 million investment in patient safety.The Medical Association of Georgia's insurance company, MagMutual, is pumping the money into assembling a database that draws from the company's...
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Jeremy Hays was named Konica Minolta's technician of the month for the Southeastern Region for July. He works for Pollock Co.