AU Health, Wellstar merger will change charity care policy, here’s how

FILE - The AU Health campus on January 4, 2023. The Augusta University Health System and Wellstar Health System announced on Friday, March 31, 2023 that they will now include Wellstar MCG Health.

Most of the changes coming when Wellstar takes over operations at AU Health will be on the back end, but once the deal is finalized, the clock will start with a policy change that could impact several patients. For the first year, the new Wellstar MCG Health will continue AU Health’s existing charity and charitable … Read more