House Speaker David Ralston, staff and family enjoyed a $17,000 working holiday last Thanksgiving. So much for the idea of a $100 gift cap. Or for transparency. Lobbyist Chris Brady, representing Commonwealth Research Associates LLC, picked up the tab for hotels and airfare. A few weeks later, Brady took Ralston and staff to a $403 dinner. Other than that, official disclosures tell us nothing.
Many metro Atlanta hospitals should do more to improve access to health care for the low-income and uninsured, a new study has concluded. The hospitals mark up costs by as much as 700 percent. Some barely meet state standards for providing free medical care. And only half post legally required signs to let uninsured patients know about financial-aid programs.
That’s how much Joel Wernick was paid in FY2008. That wasn’t even his best year. In FY2007, he collected $905,570, which included $249,758 in benefits and deferred pay.
Kurt Stuenkel, the CEO of Floyd Medical Center in Rome earned that much (plus expenses) in FY 2007, according to Georgia Watch.
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