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How to Protect and Expand Health Care Access in Georgia

The defeat of health care legislation in the U.S. Senate last week marked a milestone in the effort to protect health care coverage in...
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Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2018

Georgia Health Care Budget Overview Health care services are primarily delivered through three state agencies: the departments of Community Health, Public Health and Behavioral Health...

Senate Health Bill Shrinks Health Care Access, Makes Deep Long-Term Cuts to Medicaid

The U.S. Senate is set to take up a fundamental upending of federal health care law as soon as next week, a move that...
Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Ga. Families, Hospitals, State Budget

Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Georgia Families, Hospitals, State Budget

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposes substantial cuts to Medicaid and changes in the insurance marketplace sure to jeopardize health care coverage for...
Medicaid Helps Millions of Georgians, State’s Bottom Line

Medicaid Helps Millions of Georgians, State’s Bottom Line

Medicaid provides nearly 2 million Georgians with vital health services, 92 percent of whom are children, elderly or disabled. It covers 1.3 million Georgia...