Tag: health

Kemp Rolls Out Medicaid Plans

Federal health officials have given formal approval to Gov. Brian Kemp’s request for a waiver to expand health coverage options for low-income Georgians. Laura Harker of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, which supports Medicaid expansion, points out that the

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New Poll Shows Georgians Support People-First Policies

GBPI launched People-Powered Prosperity (PPP) in 2018 with a foundational research report that laid out policies Georgia lawmakers could implement to help everyone across the state thrive, as well as how the state could responsibly pay for programs and services

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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 Departments of Community Health, Public Health and Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. State funding for these three agencies totals $5.2 billion for

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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 our state during this very difficult time. As partners in the effort to help our state recover, we are asking you to

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GBPI Budget Town Hall

COVID-19 created an economic crisis that led Georgia lawmakers to call for deep budget cuts to every state agency. But without an effort to raise revenues and fix budget shortfalls, our state faces a massive economic downturn that will severely

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