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Agency head: ‘Painful’ cuts to mental health services due to budget...

The head of the state agency tasked with helping one of Georgia’s most vulnerable populations said Gov. Brian Kemp’s mandated budget cuts cannot be...

Federal comments on Georgia Medicaid plan can shape results

The federal government wants to hear what Georgians think about a state proposal to subsidize health insurance for more state residents — who work,...

Lawmaker aims to require plants to disclose toxic gas release

A Georgia lawmaker introduced legislation this week that he says is the first step in better regulating plants that produce a gas that can...

Georgia Dems push new GOP U.S. Senator to oppose Obamacare repeal

A Georgia health care coalition and a group of state legislators are pushing U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler to publicly oppose the ongoing dismantling of...

Georgia House Republicans say big pharmacy managers cause pain

The prescription drug cards in many Georgians’ pockets could come courtesy of companies that Georgia House Republicans say are fleecing people and the government. The...

Lawmakers propose extended health care for new moms to stem deaths

This story was updated at noon Tuesday with comments from state Rep. Sharon Cooper.  A push to ensure low-income new mothers have a year of...

Time for Georgia to snuff out this generation’s ‘coffin nails’

One of the state’s most influential lawmakers on health policy wants to ban flavored vaping products in Georgia and raise the purchase age from...

Limited Medicaid expansion proposal poised for federal review

State officials made only slight changes to a proposal that would add about 50,000 new Georgians to the Medicaid rolls after hearing from hundreds...

New suicide prevention number could lead to surge in calls

Editor’s note: If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Brian Anderson, an imposing man with a...

Georgians react to federal appeals court ruling against Obamacare

A federal appeals court upheld a decision to strike down the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate Wednesday, prompting cheers from Georgia Attorney General Chris...
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