The passage of the Affordable Care Act a decade ago provided an opportunity to get more Georgians access to health care coverage by 1) giving Georgia the option to expand Medicaid eligibility for more low-income adults; 2) offering
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State lawmakers introduced several bills this year aiming to improve access to health care in rural Georgia. Six rural Georgia hospitals closed since 2013 and the state’s high rate of uninsured means many people in rural communities lack health coverage.
Gov. Nathan Deal delivered his final state of the state remarks yesterday without addressing Georgia’s growing rural health care crisis. Six rural hospitals have shuttered since 2013 across the state, leaving holes in local economies, and more than half of Georgia’s remaining