Tag: Public Health

Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2019

Georgia Health Care Budget Overview Health care services are primarily delivered through three state agencies, the departments of Community Health, Public Health, and Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. State funding for these three agencies totals $4.8 billion in 2019, which

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FY 2013 Budget Analysis: Public Health

Georgia’s public health challenges such as obesity, infectious disease and low birthweight continue to increase in importance, but Georgia’s per-capita investment in public health programs has declined in recent years due to a shrinking state funding commitment coupled with a

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FY 2013 Budget Analysis: Public Health

Funding for the new Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) began in FY 2012. The agency houses public health programs and activities that were previously embedded in other state agencies. For FY 2013, the governor’s budget recommendations increase state support

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