Georgia’s Medicaid program needs nearly $1 billion for FY 2011 and FY 2012. This shortfall is not due to a program out of control, but rather is a result of the steep revenue decline from the current recession. One option lawmakers can pursue is enacting House Bill 307, which generates $169 million by implementing a 1.45 percent hospital provider fee. Download the PDF.
A new poll commissioned by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) from the University