Healthy Communities

Overview

Georgia’s health care system is not meeting the needs of its diverse and growing population. About 1.4 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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Expand Medicaid Fully; Reject Risky and Expensive State Plan

Key Takeaways: The federal Medicaid agency is starting the process of revoking the work requirement on Georgia’s Medicaid …

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Overview: 2022 Fiscal Year Budget for Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

    Gov. Brian Kemp’s fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget proposal increases funding for the Department of Behavioral …

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Overview: 2022 Fiscal Year Budget for the Department of Public Health

    Gov. Brian Kemp proposed a 2022 budget of $269.8 million in state general funds for the …

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Overview: 2022 Fiscal Year Budget for the Department of Community Health

    Gov. Brian Kemp proposed a 2022 budget of $3.48 billion in state general funds for the …

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To A Healthy, Prosperous New Year

Today marks the end of 2020, and I know we all are breathing a sigh of relief as …

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2021 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all …

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Georgia Can Create a State-Level EITC to Improve Infant Health

Georgia has the potential to be a great place to live and raise a family, but right now …

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Fact Sheet: Supporting Early Childhood Education Programs for Health and Well-Being of Georgia Children and Families

    Early care and education (ECE) centers play an integral role in the health and well-being for …

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Support Early Childhood Education Programs for Health and Well-Being of Georgia Families

This report was written in partnership with Jyll Walsh, GBPI doctoral intern. Early care and education (ECE) centers …

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Georgia Health Care Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2021

Georgia’s 2021 Health Care Budget Three state agencies are primarily responsible for health care services in Georgia: the …

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GBPI Writes Senator Perdue About the HEROES Act

GBPI recently wrote the following letter to Senators Perdue and Loeffler asking them to support the HEROES act …

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GBPI Submits Public Comment on New 1332 Waiver Application

July 23, 2020 Ryan Loke c/o The Office of the Governor 206 Washington Street Suite 115, State Capitol …

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