Wednesday, August 16, 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.

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Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2018

Georgia Health Care Budget Overview Health care services are primarily delivered through three state agencies: the departments of Community Health, Public Health and Behavioral Health...

Senate Health Bill Shrinks Health Care Access, Makes Deep Long-Term Cuts to Medicaid

The U.S. Senate is set to take up a fundamental upending of federal health care law as soon as next week, a move that...
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How Medicaid Benefits Help Joshua Proffitt Achieve His Dream

The email dated May 11, 2017 from the East Georgia State College academic office felt ominous to Joshua Proffitt. He asked his mother to...
Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Ga. Families, Hospitals, State Budget

Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Georgia Families, Hospitals, State Budget

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposes substantial cuts to Medicaid and changes in the insurance marketplace sure to jeopardize health care coverage for...

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...

How to Protect and Expand Health Care Access in Georgia

The defeat of health care legislation in the U.S. Senate last week marked a milestone in the effort to protect health care coverage in...

Senate Health Bill Shrinks Health Care Access, Makes Deep Long-Term Cuts to Medicaid

The U.S. Senate is set to take up a fundamental upending of federal health care law as soon as next week, a move that...
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How Medicaid Benefits Help Joshua Proffitt Achieve His Dream

The email dated May 11, 2017 from the East Georgia State College academic office felt ominous to Joshua Proffitt. He asked his mother to...

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...

Georgia Budget Primer 2018

Welcome to GBPI's 2018 Budget Primer Georgia plans to spend $25 billion in state funds for the 2018 fiscal year. The budget plan anticipates a...
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Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2018

Georgia Health Care Budget Overview Health care services are primarily delivered through three state agencies: the departments of Community Health, Public Health and Behavioral Health...
Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Ga. Families, Hospitals, State Budget

Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Georgia Families, Hospitals, State Budget

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposes substantial cuts to Medicaid and changes in the insurance marketplace sure to jeopardize health care coverage for...

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...

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