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Speak up to keep Georgia from getting short end of Medicaid...

It’s time to tell state officials it’s not right to require poor people to punch a clock for their health care. Gov. Brian Kemp’s six-city...

Small audience pans governor’s health plan at Macon hearing

MACON -- Trudy Posner told state officials at a public hearing this week her son’s serious heart condition could have worsened if he had...

Bookman: Lifeline for struggling rural hospitals not in Kemp’s plans

The limited Medicaid waiver program proposed this week by Gov. Brian Kemp is a sorry excuse for doing almost nothing. At its best, it...

Kemp Medicaid plan omits hundreds of thousands of uninsured Georgians

Gov. Brian Kemp has unveiled a plan that aims to slightly expand access to Medicaid in Georgia, adding 50,000 people to the program’s rolls. The...

Kemp announces plan to trim private health insurance cost

Gov. Brian Kemp has announced his long-awaited proposal to bring down private health insurance costs – particularly in rural Georgia – but the details...

Ga. House health chair laments maternal death research budget cut

A proposed budget cut to planned think tank research focused on Georgia’s high rate of maternal death loomed large at a legislative meeting focused...

ACLU follows court delay of Ga. anti-abortion law with health messages

A Georgia nonprofit that is spearheading the legal challenge of the state’s anti-abortion law is launching a campaign designed to counter what the group...

GOP lawmakers pitch new plan to provide health care for poor

Georgia leaders have long grappled with ways to fairly distribute the responsibility of treating patients who can’t afford to pay, a provision known as...

Hospitals want clarity on nonprofit hospital transparency law

The state’s health care regulatory board is fleshing out the details of a plan that requires most of the state’s hospitals to publicly post...

Chair of house study committee questions Georgia’s rank for maternal deaths

State lawmakers are taking a new look at why Georgia consistently ranks so poorly – and sometimes last – when it comes to maternal...
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