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July 3

July 3, 2011 --

Hospital CEO pay has some ill at ease Lobbyists’ late fees add up

Jan. 12

January 12, 2011 --

County resources used to clear legislator’s driveway Savannah hospital CEO’s ouster to cost $900K Bibb property taxes to become more unfair under new state law, some say Audit: Medicaid companies improving

Ex-hospital CEO convicted of Medicaid fraud to fund $6M parachute

Ex-hospital CEO convicted of Medicaid fraud to fund $6M parachute
December 9, 2010 --

Former Thomasville hospital CEO Ken Beverly was convicted of Medicaid fraud on Wednesday, two years after he cashed out with a $6.3 million retirement package. The feds charged Beverly and the hospital’s ex-CFO fabricated records so Archbold could collect more Medicaid money. In doing so, a federal prosecutor said, large pensions were “first and foremost on their minds.”

May 18

May 18, 2010 --

Lockheed withheld discovery documents in trade secrets case Hacking made easy at Ga. Secretary of State’s Web site Ky. nursing home chain pays $1.25M jury award Judge dismisses suit by man jailed 6 months past release date Citizen board given power to subpoena ATL police Houston County hospital CEO fired without explanation Columbus Parks & […]

Indicted hospital CEO’s golden parachute: $6.3 million

Indicted hospital CEO’s golden parachute: $6.3 million
April 20, 2010 --

Former CEO Ken Beverly, who pleaded not guilty last week to Medicaid fraud, walked away from his Thomasville hospital gig in 2008 with a payout of $6.3 million. Plus expenses. A federal grand jury this month accused Beverly, as chief executive of Archbold Medical Center, of falsifying records to con Medicaid out of more than $9 million for his hospital.

April 9

April 9, 2010 --

Indictment: Ex-hospital CEO falsified records, tampered with witness Mohawk settles carpet workers’ suit for $18M Deal used $19K in campaign cash for ethics defense Opinion: GA Legislature defines ‘transparency’ strangely GA congressmen fly high on privately sponsored travel

Feb. 1

February 1, 2010 --

The curious case of Ken Hodges, Democratic candidate for attorney general Educators question school restraint practices Ethics panelist says 2004 lobbyist fine invalid Grady Hospital CEO rethinks firing after objection Gwinnett cuts pay rate for defending indigents Macon State president’s medical records sought in lawsuit

Fired Grady CEO settles suit for ‘less than a year’s pay’

Fired Grady CEO settles suit for 'less than a year's pay'
July 6, 2009 --

Former Grady Memorial Hospital CEO Otis Story has settled a lawsuit over his 2008 firing. Story will receive “less than a year’s pay,” as well as a bonus and moving expenses that were included in his employment contract but never paid, Grady general counsel Timothy Jefferson said. No total was disclosed, but “it won’t be an earth-shattering amount,” Jefferson said.

Grady board’s chair doctored his contract, ex-CEO says

Grady board's chair doctored his contract, ex-CEO says
June 26, 2009 --

By MAGGIE LEE Ex-Grady Hospital CEO Otis Story claims state Rep. Pamela Stephenson secretly rewrote his contract so she could take his $600,000-a-year job and cut him out of his severance pay. In newly filed court papers, Story contends that Stephenson deleted three pages from his employment agreement and inserted a six-month probationary clause without […]