Opinion: Waivers Should Extend Coverage, Improve Cost

The Patients First Act (SB 106) could significantly change health care in Georgia, but questions remain. Medicaid expansion has proven successful and the Section 1115 waiver can increase Medicaid income eligibility up to the poverty line, but state leaders are signaling that the waiver might instead address other ways of reforming Medicaid. Read the full editorial by GBPI health policy analyst Laura Harker at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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