Advocacy can have a big impact on the health care issues you care about. Find tips, strategies, and resources to help you be an effective consumer health advocate here in our Advocacy Center. Learn more about the legislative process in Georgia, find out who your elected officials are and how to contact them, share your own health care story, and learn more about the health care policy issues that Georgians for a Healthy Future is speaking out about in Georgia.
Our Policy Priorities: Georgians for a Healthy Future has identified priority areas for our policy and advocacy work in 2013. These policy priorities were developed with broad input from community stakeholders. We will work collaboratively with our community partners to advance these priorities.
Information for Action: A Consumer Health Advocate’s Guide to the 2013 Georgia Legislative Session: Find contact information for Georgia legislators, state agencies, health care advocacy groups, associations, and reporters in our Consumer Health Advocate’s Guide to the 2013 Georgia Legislative Session. This annual guide helps you navigate the Georgia Capitol.
Find & Contact Your Legislators: You’re informed about health care and you want to make a difference. Now what? Find out who your legislators are and how to reach them by phone, e-mail, fax, or in person.
Tools & Strategies for Effective Consumer Health Advocacy: Advocacy may seem overwhelming, but it’s a lot easier—and can have a bigger impact—than you might imagine. You already have the knowledge, passion, and commitment to be a successful and effective health care advocate. All you need are the right tools. Find tips, strategies, and resources to help you be an effective consumer health advocate here.
Share Your Story: Health care is a public policy issue, but for many of us, it is also personal. If you have faced medical debt, barriers to access, or other health care hardships and would like to share your story, we collect stories to share with policymakers and the media (only with your permission).