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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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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Raise Revenue to Protect Georgia Families

Dear Governor Kemp and Members of the Georgia General Assembly, Thank you for your work in service of …

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Make Public Health a Priority in Georgia During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

The state of Georgia plans to spend about $4 billion in state funds on health care programs in …

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Standing with Black Lives

Amid the ongoing protests and demonstrations against police brutality, frustration over the deep and long-standing inequities in our …

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Georgia’s COVID-19 Public Health Response Must Include Support for Stable, Quality Housing

The COVID-19 pandemic is making it even more clear how interconnected health is with other areas of life …

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Fast Facts on Medicaid Expansion

Key Takeaways The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting Black Georgians, who are more likely to contract and pass …

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Support Healthy Communities in Georgia with a Temporary Eviction Ban

An extensive body of research shows that poor housing conditions and housing instability are associated with worse health …

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