Category: Fact Sheets

Medicaid Waiver Principles for Georgia’s Health Crisis

The Medicaid program is a state-federal partnership in which states contribute and receive federal matching dollars to provide health coverage to low-income residents. States run their programs according to broad federal regulations, but there are a number of options to

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HOPE Career Grants: Realizing the Full Potential of Targeted Workforce Investments

HOPE Career Grant Programs, Fall 2017 Automotive Technology Aviation Technology Certified Engineer Assistant Commercial Truck Driving Computer Programming Computer Technology Construction Technology Diesel Equipment Technology Early Childhood Care and Education Electrical Lineman Technology Health Science Industrial Maintenance Logistics/Transportation Technology Movie

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Food Assistance Helps Promote a Healthy Georgia

About 1.7 million Georgians receive help to put meals on the table through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Lawmakers in the U.S. Congress are considering changes to SNAP with the potential to reduce food benefits and increase costs

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Fast facts on Georgia’s coverage gap

Updated Jan 17, 2019 Georgia’s Health Coverage Gap State lawmakers can put an insurance card in the pockets of 473,000 Georgians by bringing home money from the federal government to pay for coverage. About 240,000 Georgians make too little to get

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Medicaid Works for Georgia

Medicaid and PeachCare provide almost 2 million Georgians with access to health care, including 1.3 million children. About two thirds of Medicaid enrollees are children statewide. Another quarter are elderly, blind or disabled. Created in 1965, the Medicaid program provides

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