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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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Feb 14, 2024
More than 550,000 people in Georgia removed from Medicaid so far in redetermination process, official says
Jonathan Raymond

According to numbers provided Monday by Georgia Department of Human Services Sec. Candice Broce, about 1.7 million people still need their cases processed...While the state has yet to break down…

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GHF legislative update: February 19

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GHF legislative update: February 12

Legislative Update: Week 5 In this week’s update: Action Alert: Before today’s hearing, urge committee…