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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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Jan 25, 2023
Georgia to reinstate eligibility verifications for Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids members
Jamarlo Phillips and Rachel Aragon

“They haven’t done any checks since March of 2020 so everyone has been able to keep their coverage for that entire period without having to renew,” said Laura Colbert, Executive…

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GHF legislative update: January 23

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: WEEK 2 The 2023legislative session has begun The Georgia General AssemblyconvenedMonday, Jan. 9th…

Strategic goal  #4: Strengthening our public health system

In July 2022, GHF’s Board of Directors and staff launched our 2022-2026 strategic plan–an ambitious…