Georgia’s 2024 Health Budget The Departments of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Community Health and Public Health are the primary agencies focused on the state’s health care and public health systems. Georgia plans to provide $6.7 billion in state funds
Tag: Community Health
Gov. Brian Kemp proposed a 2021 budget of $3.15 billion in state general funds for the Department of Community Health. Although Gov. Kemp instructed agencies to reduce their budgets by 4 percent for amended fiscal year (AFY) 2020 and 6
Despite enrollment growth to Georgia’s Medicaid and PeachCare programs and the increased cost of health care in recent years, Georgia appropriated fewer General Fund dollars to programs in FY 2013 than the enacted FY 2009 budget, which preceded the recession.
The governor’s budget recommendations for FY 2013 increase state General Funds to the Department of Community Health (DCH); however, the increase is misleading. The bulk of the new funding restores funding originally diverted from the DCH budget in FY 2011