Saturday, January 21, 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.

Affordable Care Act Repeal Risks Health of 1 million Georgians

Congress appears poised to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) early in 2017 before enacting a replacement plan for 2019 when the...

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...
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...

Georgia’s Economy at Risk if Affordable Care Act Repealed

Late last week the U.S. Congress passed a budget resolution in the first steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In the coming...
Georgia State Capitol Gold Dome

Stabilizing Georgia’s Health System Tops 2017 Legislative To-do List

As published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution A reeling state health care system. Chronically underfunded public schools. Working families and communities that need a financial...

Affordable Care Act Repeal Risks Health of 1 million Georgians

Congress appears poised to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) early in 2017 before enacting a replacement plan for 2019 when the...

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...
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

Georgia’s interest ebbs in Medicaid expansion

Tifton Gazette

Chamber’s Medicaid ideas getting attention

The Dalton Daily Citizen

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