Sunday, December 4, 2016

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.

Federal Food Assistance Works for Georgia Children

Federal Food Assistance Works for Georgia Children

We encourage children to dream big every day. We tell them they can be doctors, astronauts or anything else they want to be as...
Unlocking the Benefits of a Diverse Health Workforce

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...
Key Elements for Effective Medicaid Expansion for Georgia

Key Elements of an Effective Medicaid Expansion for Georgia Lawmakers to Consider

Georgia approaches a critical juncture for leaders to remedy its strained health care system and close the insurance coverage gap through Medicaid expansion. State...
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...
Georgia Health Budget Primer

Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2017

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...

The Path Forward – A Strong Middle Class Is Essential for Georgia

As the dust continues to settle in the wake of last week’s presidential election, a cloud of uncertainty still obscures what the policy and...

Bridge Communications Gap for a Healthier Georgia

More than 13 percent of Georgia’s 10 million people speak a language other than English at home, yet statewide only about 60 behavioral health...
Federal Food Assistance Works for Georgia Children

Federal Food Assistance Works for Georgia Children

We encourage children to dream big every day. We tell them they can be doctors, astronauts or anything else they want to be as...
Key Elements for Effective Medicaid Expansion for Georgia

Key Elements of an Effective Medicaid Expansion for Georgia Lawmakers to Consider

Georgia approaches a critical juncture for leaders to remedy its strained health care system and close the insurance coverage gap through Medicaid expansion. State...

Charlton Ranks Among Georgia Counties With Dire Health Provider Shortages

Nearly two-thirds of Georgia’s counties fall below the statewide average number of nurses, physician assistants, total doctors and primary care doctors per 100,000 residents. In...
Unlocking the Benefits of a Diverse Health Workforce

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...
Georgia Health Budget Primer

Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2017

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...

Georgia Budget Primer 2017

Where does the money for Georgia’s $23.7 billion budget come from this year? How has the new transportation funding package affected state revenue? Is Georgia finally...

Prescribing Remedies for Georgia’s Medical Provider Shortage

Local access to health professionals varies widely across Georgia, from relative availability in populous Fulton County to the daunting challenge found in many rural...

Health Policy Media Coverage

Chamber’s Medicaid ideas getting attention

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