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 Health Care Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2022

Georgia’s 2022 Health Care Budget The Departments of Community Health, Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and Public Health …

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Provisions in the American Families Plan

President Joe Biden recently unveiled his American Families Plan, which, along with his American Jobs Plan, form the …

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Medicaid is Now an Even Better Deal for Georgia

    Georgia’s pending Medicaid waiver plan partially expands Medicaid coverage to adults with incomes below the poverty …

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Crossover Day 2021: Lawmakers Approve Some People-First Measures, But More Needed

Yesterday marked Crossover Day 2021, the day by which a bill generally must pass out of its legislative …

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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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