"These gaps really make it so that Georgians can't afford needed health care. If they receive health care, they're left with medical debt, or they have to make really tough…
NEWS & MEDIA
ATLANTA, Ga. (February 6, 2012) – Georgians for a Healthy Future, one of the state’s leading health advocacy organizations, announced today the election of Dr. Harry J. Heiman as chairman of the group’s Board of Directors for 2012. Dr. Heiman is the director of health policy at The Satcher Health Leadership Institute and assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the Morehouse School of Medicine.
ATLANTA, Ga. (January 17, 2012) – Two of Georgia’s leading health care advocacy organizations today issued a report saying the state could significantly expand medical care to more than 200,000 uninsured children with administrative practices, coverage policies and technologies already being used in other states.
Atlanta (June 29, 2011) – Medicaid cuts in the House Republican budget, if implemented today, would have a devastating impact on Georgia’s economy. These cuts would put as many as 38,420 jobs and as much as $4.4 billion in state business activity at risk, according to a report released today by the national health care consumer organization Families USA.
ATLANTA, GA, March 23, 2011–Georgians for a Healthy Future and Small Business Majority joined Georgia small business owner, Julie Haley on a tele-press conference today to discuss how small businesses have been affected by the Affordable Care Act in the year since its enactment.
Atlanta, GA– As advocates for children, families, and consumers in Georgia, we are concerned about recent attempts within states to scale back vital health care programs for our most vulnerable citizens at a time when they are critically needed.
Atlanta, Georgia – Georgians for a Healthy Future and Voices for Georgia’s Children today released a publication featuring responses from all three candidates for Insurance Commissioner on eight vital questions about their approach to health insurance regulation in the context of the new health care law.