Friday, February 23, 2018

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.

Overview of Georgia’s 2019 Fiscal Year Budget

The $26 billion state budget proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal for the 2019 fiscal year starting July 1, 2018 lays out Georgia’s spending priorities...

Fast facts on Georgia’s coverage gap

Georgia's Health Coverage Gap About 240,000 Georgians make too little to get financial help to buy health insurance on the Marketplace...
Help rural Georgians’ health and pocketbook

Help Rural Georgians’ Health and Pocketbook

Originally posted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Lawmakers appear poised to try something new to help struggling communities in rural Georgia and our neighbors from Blue...

Governor’s Vision for Georgia Omits Help for Struggling Health Care System

Gov. Nathan Deal delivered his final state of the state remarks yesterday without addressing Georgia’s growing rural health care crisis. Six rural hospitals have...
Georgia ready to close the coverage gap by expanding Medicaid

Georgia Ready to Close Coverage Gap

Closing the Gap is Good for Georgia’s Economy As new enrollees gain access to health coverage, the money spent on providing that coverage does not...

Fast facts on Georgia’s coverage gap

Georgia's Health Coverage Gap About 240,000 Georgians make too little to get financial help to buy health insurance on the Marketplace...
Help rural Georgians’ health and pocketbook

Help Rural Georgians’ Health and Pocketbook

Originally posted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Lawmakers appear poised to try something new to help struggling communities in rural Georgia and our neighbors from Blue...

Governor’s Vision for Georgia Omits Help for Struggling Health Care System

Gov. Nathan Deal delivered his final state of the state remarks yesterday without addressing Georgia’s growing rural health care crisis. Six rural hospitals have...
Georgia ready to close the coverage gap by expanding Medicaid

Georgia Ready to Close Coverage Gap

Closing the Gap is Good for Georgia’s Economy As new enrollees gain access to health coverage, the money spent on providing that coverage does not...

Graham-Cassidy Bill Risks Health Coverage and Pre-Existing Condition Protections for Georgians

The U.S. Senate plans to vote next week on yet another proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Like proposals senators...

Overview: 2019 Fiscal Year Budget for Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

Gov. Nathan Deal’s budget proposal for the 2019 fiscal year adds $50.6 million more than last year’s budget in state general funds for the...

Overview: 2019 Fiscal Year Budget for the Department of Community Health

Gov. Nathan Deal proposes a 2019 budget of $2.79 billion in state general funds for the Department of Community Health. This is an increase...

Overview of Georgia’s 2019 Fiscal Year Budget

The $26 billion state budget proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal for the 2019 fiscal year starting July 1, 2018 lays out Georgia’s spending priorities...

Fast facts on Georgia’s coverage gap

Georgia's Health Coverage Gap About 240,000 Georgians make too little to get financial help to buy health insurance on the Marketplace...

Fight Substance Abuse, Improve Mental Health Care to Help More Georgians

Improving the prevention and treatment of mental health conditions and substance abuse disorders is critical to ensure the well-being of all Georgians. State lawmakers...

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