Lawmakers Should Find new Revenue to Ensure Health Care for the Most Vulnerable

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.

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