Health In All Policies

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There is a growing recognition that factors outside the formal health system such as education, housing, economic opportunity, and transportation can impact the health of individuals, families, and communities. To make inroads in improving population health, we need to look “upstream” at social determinants of health in addition to factors within the health system such as coverage, access to care, and health care value. In 2016, Georgians for a Healthy Future is launching a new project to bring together stakeholders and advocates from across sectors to identify promising policy initiatives that can address social determinants of health. We’ll add additional information and resources to this page as the initiative progresses. 

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February 15, 2018
Advocacy day
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February 15, 2018 Advocacy day

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A special #healthpolicyvalentine for all you health policy nerds out there:
How do I love thee, Medicaid? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth, breadth, and height of your comprehensive coverage.
I love thee 2 million times over because you cover as many Georgians.
I love thee freely, as you allow seniors to age in their homes.
I love thee purely, as you keep Georgia's children healthy and whole.
I love thee with the same passion that people with disabilities are able to seek employment and education with your support
I love thee with a love I'll never lose in the hopes that we never lose you.

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