The governor’s proposed 2016 budget directs $2.45 billion to the Department of Community Health, not including money for agencies attached for administrative purposes. That is a $27.8 million decline from the 2015 budget approved last spring. The department operates nine programs, although more than 96 percent of general fund spending, or about $2.36 billion, is for health care services for Medicaid and PeachCare patients. 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