Tag: Medicaid Expansion

Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2023

Georgia’s 2023 Health Budget The Departments of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Community Health and Public Health are the three primary agencies focused on the state’s health care and public health systems. Georgia plans to provide $6.2 billion in total

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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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Sine Die 2020: More Work Needed to Address Georgia’s Revenue Crisis

After a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19, the 2020 legislative session ended Friday, June 26. When lawmakers returned in mid-June, the world had shifted. A steep revenue shortfall, high levels of unemployment, an ongoing public health crisis and a global anti-racist movement underscored the long-standing truth that the status quo could

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