Georgia State Resources:
1. State Insurance Commissioner:
The Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Fraud Unit investigates violations of Georgia statutes related to insurance fraud. The unit receives requests from property and casualty companies, health care providers, life insurers and other insurance providers, consumer and departmental complaints, and through local, state, and federal authorities.
2. State Medical Board:
The Georgia Composite Medical Board is charged with the responsibility of regulating and disciplining doctors, physician assistants, physician residents in training, acupuncturists, auricular detoxification specialists, perfusionists and respiratory care professionals, orthotists and prosthetists. For information on “how-to” file a complaint click here.
Search for, view profiles, and verify current licenses issued by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners. Go down to “Search for Physicians”
3. State Minority Office:
The Office of Minority Health helps minority communities reach a high level of health and wellness. It also works to eliminate the discrepancy in health status between minority and non-minority populations in Georgia
4. State Nursing Board:
The Professional Licensing Boards Division provides administrative support services to 36 professional licensing boards that issue 197 types of licenses to more than 400,000 Georgians in various professions. The boards process applications, administer examinations, and when warranted, conduct investigations into possible professional misconduct and may discipline, suspend, or revoke the licenses of practitioners.
5. State Midwifery Organization:
Citizens for Midwifery is a non-profit, volunteer, grassroots organization. Founded by several mothers in 1996, it is the only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care.
6. State Friends of Midwives site:
Georgia Friends of Midwives is a consumer group that advocates the preservation and expansion of safe, accessible and affordable childbirth alternatives, including the informed choice of a midwife-attended birth in the home setting.
7. State Healthy Start or Associated Improved Pregnancy Program/Director’s email:
8. State Pregnant Patient’s Bill of Rights or Patient’s Bill of Rights:
Unable to locate.
9. State Medicaid Complaint Information:
The Medicaid Investigations Unit’s primary responsibility is to identify and investigate fraud and abuse within the Medicaid and Peachcare for Kids Programs (both provider and recipient).
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