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In addition to overall health outcomes and indicators that consistently place Georgia in the bottom tier nationally, our state has considerable health disparities between communities. Racial and ethnic minority communities, rural and low-income urban communities, and those with disabilities and chronic mental illness, all experience worse health and worse opportunities for health than their peers. Georgians for a Healthy Future supports policies and practices that advance the opportunities for optimal health for all Georgians.

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Jun 8, 2021
Though facing the federal axe, state’s Medicaid waiver plans moving ahead
Andy Miller, Georgia Health News

“If the governor is feeling an urgency to act and get Georgians covered, the quickest and easiest way to do that would be through Medicaid expansion,’’ said Laura Colbert of…

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The ACA remains the law of the land!

Georgia consumers relieved of threat to health coverage by U.S. Supreme Court’s third affirmation that…

CMS Requests More Information about Georgia’s Proposed Changes to Private Insurance

On June 3rd, 2021, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) sent a letter…