The governor’s budget proposal for the 2015 fiscal year adds a net increase of $143 million more than 2014 in new state money for Georgia’s Medicaid and PeachCare programs, which are administered by the Department of Community Health. The state plans to spend $2.9 billion to pay for health care services for nearly 1.9 million Georgians during its next fiscal year, a budget priority second only to proposed education spending. Download the full report.
Closing Georgia’s Coverage Gap Could Provide a Lifeline for Young Adults with Mental Health Struggles
About the authors: Rox Moffett is a Policy and Press Strategist with the Georgia Youth