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This month marks the 56th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing Medicaid and Medicare into law through the Social Security Act of 1965. Over the past five decades, Medicaid has become a bedrock of Georgia’s health care system, promoting the health and well-being of Georgians. Because of Medicaid, Georgians like Travis are afforded access … Read More >

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Reposted from Georgians for a Healthy Future: https://healthyfuturega.org/2021/06/16/cms-requests-more-information-about-georgias-proposed-changes-to-private-insurance/ On June 3rd, 2021, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) sent a letter to Governor Kemp requesting additional data on the potential impacts of the Georgia Access Model. The Georgia Access Model was put forward by Kemp in his 1332 private insurance waiver, … Read More >

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Georgia is one of 12 states that has not yet taken up Medicaid expansion, denying hundreds of thousands of working adults access to quality, affordable health care. If the state expanded Medicaid coverage, approximately 452,600 uninsured adults, or 39 percent of the state’s uninsured adult population, could gain health insurance. Thanks to a new report … Read More >

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Atlanta, Georgia – Full page ads calling for Medicaid expansion in Georgia will run in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Thursday, March 25th, and today, March 24th, in the Augusta Chronicle, Barrow News Journal, Marietta Daily Journal, Northeast Georgian (Habersham Co.), and Vidalia Advance. The ads have been placed by Cover Georgia, a coalition of consumer, … Read More >

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Interested in taking action? Contact state leaders and ask them not to miss a deal too good to pass up: https://p2a.co/xmmQ61s One success… More than 20 years ago, Georgia’s elected leaders recognized an opportunity to provide health insurance to more Georgia children. Those leaders worked across the aisle to adapt the federal State Children’s … Read More >

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Our state leaders have a new opportunity to support the health of Georgians across the state! Under the recently passed American Rescue Plan, Georgia is eligible to receive a sizable financial payment for finally expanding Medicaid. Medicaid expansion would bring peace of mind to more than 500,000 adults with low incomes who are uninsured or struggling to … Read More >

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This timeline chronicles major developments in Georgia’s health care “waiver” plans. One plan would make changes to Georgia’s Medicaid program and the other would change private health insurance for Georgians. July 2, 2021 Private insurance Georgia sends a response letter to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) but does not include the requested … Read More >

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Adapted from Fast Facts for Medicaid Expansion by Georgia Budget & Policy Institute Expanding Medicaid is an urgent need – it is one of the best tools our state has and can use right now to protect people during the COVID-19 crisis. One thing Gov. Kemp and the state legislature can do right now to … Read More >

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7.30.2021 / 7:00 AM Celebrating Medicaid’s 56th Birthday with Schitt’s Creek gifs! This month marks the 56th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing Medicaid and Medicare into law through the Social Security Act of 1965. Over the past five decades, Medicaid has become a bedrock of Georgia’s health care system, promoting the health and … Read More >

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