This issue brief takes stock of where Georgia stands on four key features of our health system: coverage, access, affordability, and quality. Regardless of the outcome of the current debate, Georgians for a Healthy Future stands poised to monitor health care issues and legislation and to advocate for sound health policy for Georgia’s health care consumers.

This issue brief takes stock of where Georgia stands on four key features of our health system: coverage, access, affordability, and quality. Regardless of the outcome of the current debate, Georgians for a Healthy Future stands poised to monitor health care issues and legislation and to advocate for sound health policy for Georgia’s health care consumers.

Related News

Legislative Update: Feb. 6

Hearing on surprise billing legislation scheduled for tomorrow  SB 8, which seeks to protect consumers…

The 2017 Legislative Session is underway!

Georgians for a Healthy Future will be at the Capitol throughout the forty-day session to…

Action Alert: #ProtectOurCare

The President-Elect and Congressional leadership are already working to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but…

Other Suggested Resources

The future of Medicaid funding in Georgia

pdf

2017 Policy Priorities

pdf

What Repeal of the Affordable Care Act Could Mean For Georgia Consumers

pdf

Application Guide

pdf

How Much Will Health Insurance Cost You?

pdf

Enrollment Assistance Exit Form

pdf

Health Insurance & Taxes

pdf

Preventive Services

pdf

You’re Covered, Now What?

pdf

Special Enrollment Periods

pdf

Medicaid in Georgia

pdf

Customizable Enrollment Event Flyer 1

pdf

Employer Coverage and Tax Credits Worksheet

pdf

Get Insured. Stay Insured.

pdf

Customizable Enrollment Event Flyer 2

pdf

Collaborating For Consumers: How Assisters and Advocates Can Inform Policy

pdf

Promoting Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs

pdf

Getting Georgia Covered

pdf

Presentation: What We Can Learn From Consumer and Enrollment Assister Experiences During OE3

presentation

Video: Get Insured. Stay Insured.

video

Health Insurance 411

presentation

Making Sure Your Insurance Is Still A Good Fit

video

How To Get Your Money’s Worth From Your Health Insurance

video

How To Get Health Insurance

video

Why You Need Health Insurance

video

Proceed With Caution: Proposed Health Insurance Mergers Could Harm Georgia Consumers

pdf

Infographic: Closing the coverage gap can help rural communities

image

Infographic: Rural Georgians in the coverage gap

image

Changes in Health Care and Policy in the 2016 Georgia Legislative Session

presentation

Close the Coverage Gap Postcard – Henry’s Story

pdf

Close the Coverage Gap Postcard – Lisa’s Story

pdf

Close the Coverage Gap Postcard – Tracy’s Story

pdf

Affordable Health Care for Your Children

pdf

For Uninsured Parents

pdf

Income Guidelines for Parents, Caregivers, and Kids

pdf

Closing Georgia’s coverage gap helps people with behavioral health and substance use disorders

image

Network Error

pdf

Infographic: Closing the Coverage Gap

image

Infographic: Who qualifies for Medicaid?

image

Infographic: Who is in the coverage gap?

image

CHAT with Sen. Rhett on Closing the Coverage Gap

video

Julie Silas on Network Adequacy

video

What is the Coverage Gap?

video

Improving Network Adequacy and Provider Directory Standards in Georgia

pdf

What’s Wrong with Georgia’s Provider Directories?

pdf

Improving Provider Directory Accuracy and Usability

pdf

Setting and Enforcing Network Adequacy Standards in Georgia

pdf

Lynn Quincy of Consumer’s Union at Health Care Unscrambled

video

2016 Policy Priorities

video

We Support Closing the Coverage Gap Too!

image

Close the Coverage Gap: Expand Medicaid

image

Getting Georgia Covered

video

What is Network Adequacy?

video

Testimony to the Senate Study Committee on the Consumer and Provider Protection Act

pdf

Getting Covered During Open Enrollment

video

Finding a Primary Care Provider

pdf

Georgia Enrollment Assistance Resource (GEAR) Network: Gearing Up for OE3!

presentation

Manual de Usuario de mi Seguro de Salud

pdf

My Health Insurance User’s Manual

pdf

Health Insurance Options for Georgia’s LGBT Community

pdf

Transgender Health Care

pdf

Health Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS

pdf

Why Closing the Coverage Gap Matters to Georgia’s LGBT Community

pdf

Asegurese. Siga asegurado.

pdf

Can Newly Covered Georgians Access the Care They Need?

pdf

Percent Insured, 2009 – 2014

image

Federal Medical Assistance Percentages in Georgia

image

Who Gets Medicaid in Georgia?

image

Medicaid and Access to Care

image

Georgia’s Health Insurance Coverage Gap

image

Understanding Medicaid in Georgia and the Opportunity to Improve It

pdf

Federal Poverty Level by Family Size

image

Annual Incomes of People in the Coverage Gap

image

Return on Investment for Medicaid Expansion

image

Percent of Uninsured Adults Who Could Get Medicaid

image

Uninsured Veterans Could Gain Coverage

image

Job Classifications of Georgians in the Coverage Gap

image

Georgia’s Medicaid Expansion Ledger

image

The Important Role of Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids

image

The Medicaid Dollar

image

Percent Change in Medicaid Enrollment

image

How Restrictive is Georgia’s Medicaid Program Today?

image

Demographics of Georgians in the Coverage Gap

image

Current and Expanded Eligibility

image

Hospitals, Communities, and the Coverage Gap

image

Health Care Navigation for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Groups

presentation

Ensuring Health Coverage for all Georgians

video

Health Literacy in Georgia

video

OE2 By the Numbers

image

Getting Georgia Covered: OE2 Presentation

presentation

Getting Georgia Covered

pdf

Uninsured Rates by County, 2013-2014

image

Georgia’s Coverage Gap

pdf

Close the Coverage Gap Postcard

pdf

Interview with Sen. Bethel

video

Strengthening Georgia’s Rural Hospitals and Increasing Access to Care

pdf

Share Your Story

pdf

Covering Kids: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Georgia’s Children

pdf

Modernizing Medicaid and PeachCare

pdf

Medical Loss Ratio Rules: Ensuring Value for Georgia’s Health Care Consumers

pdf

Building Georgia’s Health Insurance Exchange

pdf