Sunday, May 28, 2017

Health Care

Georgia’s health care system is not meeting the needs of its diverse and growing population. Nearly 2 million Georgians are uninsured and many more are at risk of losing coverage. Strengthening Georgia’s investment in health care is critical to assure all Georgians get an opportunity to lead a healthy life.

Medicaid Works for Georgia

Medicaid and PeachCare provide almost 2 million Georgians with access to health care, including 1.3 million children. About two thirds of Medicaid enrollees are...

2017 GBPI Legislative Recap, Sine Die Edition

As Georgia lawmakers opened the 2017 General Assembly January 9, our top legislative priorities included renewal of a fee critical to the state’s health...

Proposed Federal Health Bill Is Potential 10-year, $4 Billion Drain on Georgia Treasury

Georgia stands to lose $4 billion in federal Medicaid funding over ten years if the proposed American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) passes,...

Planned Medicaid Changes Put State Health System at Risk

Congressional proposals to remake the federal Medicaid funding system into one based on block grants or one that is capped per enrollee threaten to...

GBPI Letter to Governor Outlines Pitfalls of Medicaid Caps, Block Grants

In a letter delivered today to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute outlined likely negative consequences to the state from...

Uplifting Georgia Moms this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day invites us to reflect on the importance of mothers and show our appreciation for them. One of the best ways Georgia can...
Medicaid Helps Millions of Georgians, State’s Bottom Line

Medicaid Helps Millions of Georgians, State’s Bottom Line

Medicaid provides nearly 2 million Georgians with vital health services, 92 percent of whom are children, elderly or disabled. It covers 1.3 million Georgia...

Medicaid Works for Georgia

Medicaid and PeachCare provide almost 2 million Georgians with access to health care, including 1.3 million children. About two thirds of Medicaid enrollees are...

2017 GBPI Legislative Recap, Sine Die Edition

As Georgia lawmakers opened the 2017 General Assembly January 9, our top legislative priorities included renewal of a fee critical to the state’s health...

Proposed Federal Health Bill Is Potential 10-year, $4 Billion Drain on Georgia Treasury

Georgia stands to lose $4 billion in federal Medicaid funding over ten years if the proposed American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) passes,...

Medicaid Works for Georgia

Medicaid and PeachCare provide almost 2 million Georgians with access to health care, including 1.3 million children. About two thirds of Medicaid enrollees are...

Planned Medicaid Changes Put State Health System at Risk

Congressional proposals to remake the federal Medicaid funding system into one based on block grants or one that is capped per enrollee threaten to...
DCH Budget Overview FY2018

Overview: 2018 Budget for Department of Community Health

Governor Nathan Deal proposes a 2018 budget of $2.57 billion in state general funds for the Department of Community Health. This is a decrease...
Medicaid Helps Millions of Georgians, State’s Bottom Line

Unlocking the Benefits of an Inclusive Health Workforce

Diversifying Georgia’s Health Workforce Could Expand Access, Improve Care As the population of Georgia continues to rapidly grow and diversify, it is important that the...
Women Working Ahead An Economic Opportunity Agenda for Georgia Women

Economic Opportunity Agenda for Georgia Women

Introduction – Why An Economic Opportunity Agenda for Georgia Women? The economic status of women in Georgia is a key factor in the overall health...

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