Listen to audio of VA manager discuss withholding info for veteran enrollment project

12:00 pm Apr. 21, 2017

Audio recordings obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reveal a VA manager overseeing a health care enrollment project intentionally withheld critical information from hospital staff across the country that would have made it easier for veterans to gain access to care.

The audio recordings involve internal discussions by VA leaders last year overseeing a project to clear up a backlog of hundreds of thousands of veterans health care applications.

The manager describes how he’s

Safety alert: Doraville company recalls ice cream treats

8:43 am Apr. 20, 2017

Thousands of ice cream treats sold by Doraville company La Granja may be contaminated with salmonella, according to an alert from the U.S Food and Drug Administration. The company is recalling 4,000 of the mango-flavored ice cream treats, distributed in Georgia, Alabama and North and South Carolina, FDA says.

A routine sampling program by the U.S Department of Agriculture discovered the issue. So far, no illnesses have been reported. However, salmonella

Georgians on the hook for failure of long-term care insurance firm

7:00 am Mar. 21, 2017

A massive insurance company failure could cost Georgia millions of dollars. What’s more, some of the 2,000 Georgia residents who purchased long-term care insurance from the company could eventually be left without enough money to pay nursing home bills.

Penn Treaty Network Insurance Company and its subsidiary American Network Insurance Company are short nearly $4 billion needed to cover promised long-term care insurance benefits to policyholders nationwide. Plans to salvage