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Cancer patients to gain options, non-profit hospitals to disclose assets under pending law

A for-profit cancer treatment center in Newnan will be allowed to treat more Georgia patients and non-profit hospitals will be required to highlight their expenses – ranging from the cost of naming rights for an amphitheater to salaries paid to C-suite executives – under breakthrough changes to Georgia’s healthcare laws passed by the Legislature amid support from the governor and lieutenant governor.

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Posting CEO pay of non-profit hospitals part of proposed reform of health system

Five CEOs are paid a total of more than $9 million a year to run non-profit hospitals in metro Atlanta, according to the hospitals’ latest available tax returns. These salaries, and other hospital financials, are to be made more readily available to the public as the part of a proposed effort by the state House to “revolutionize” health care delivery.