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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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Jul 15, 2020
Georgia officials put insurance waiver plan on hold
Andy Miller

“The delay of Georgia’s proposed reinsurance program is a disappointment for Georgia consumers who are looking forward to premium relief,’’ said Laura Colbert of the consumer advocacy group Georgians for…

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Five Years in the Making: Consumer Advocates’ Role in Passing Comprehensive Surprise Billing Legislation

Today, Governor Kemp signed the Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act into law! Georgians for a…

GHF welcomes new Story Collection Coordinator

GHF is excited to welcome Lois Hairston as the organization’s new Story Collection Coordinator. In…