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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 10, 2020
National scorecard shows Georgia improving on COVID-19 fight
Andy Miller, Georgia Health News

Public Heath’s COVID tracking website is less user-friendly than the reopening scorecard, said Laura Colbert of the consumer group Georgians for a Healthy Future. But the state site may be…

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Legislative Update: Steep budget cuts and significant health bills close 2020 session

Sine Die Georgia’s 2020 legislative session comes to a close Friday, June 26, marked the…

Medicaid expansion: An evidence-based response to COVID-19, unemployment, & racial disparities

“Any plan that does not address the coverage gap is insufficient and ultimately fails Georgians.…

Legislative Update: Medicaid coverage for new moms, tobacco tax increase, & action on state budget

Legislative Update: Week 11 Final days of 2020 legislative session set as General Assembly debates…

Legislative Update: Surprise billing moves ahead, budget cuts, & Georgia Can’t Wait!

Legislative Update: Week 10 The 2020legislative session has resumed Yesterday Georgia’s General Assembly resumed the…