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Cover Georgia is a broad coalition of community stakeholders and advocates from all across our state. We have launched a shared campaign to ensure that all Georgians regardless of income get the health coverage and care they need. We want to expand our state’s Medicaid program to cover low-income Georgians as envisioned by the … Read More >

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The Cover Georgia Coalition includes a range of community partners. Georgians for a Healthy Future provides administrative and technical support. Georgians for a Health Future 50 Hurt Plaza SE, Suite 806 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (404) 567-5016 info@healthyfuturega.org

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Cover Georgia is a broad coalition of community stakeholders and advocates from all across our state. We are working together to create a pathway of health coverage for ALL Georgians. We have launched a shared campaign to ensure that all Georgians regardless of income get the health coverage and care they need. We want to … Read More >

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Medicaid expansion could provide affordable health coverage to 473,000 Georgians, but state leaders have repeatedly refused resources intended to pay for coverage. Across the country, millions of people have gained health insurance from the expansion of Medicaid offered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA extends Medicaid eligibility to nearly all low-income individuals … Read More >

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8.21.2018 / 4:58 PM Retired Clay County Teacher Struggles with Multiple Conditions Teresa began working as a teacher for the Headstart preschool program in 1994 but retired in 2010 because multiple health conditions made it difficult for her to work. Now her family’s only source of income is her husband’s monthly disability check, which is too … Read More >

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In July 2020, Governor Brian Kemp asked the federal government to approve a plan that would make several changes to private insurance in Georgia. The Governor’s plan is made up of two parts: 1) Reinsurance—which would help to lower premiums for some Georgians; and 2) the Georgia Access model—which would force consumers to enroll in … Read More >

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In December 2019, Governor Brian Kemp asked the federal government to approve a plan that would make seismic changes to private health insurance in Georgia. In July 2020, Gov. Kemp revised his plan and released it to the public for comment. The revised plan is made up of two parts: 1) Reinsurance—which would help to … Read More >

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Lois Hairston is the Story Collection Coordinator at Georgians for a Healthy Future. In this role, Lois works to collect, develop, and share the stories of Georgia individuals and families as part of GHF’s Close the Gap initiative. Lois is a graduate of Old Dominion in Virginia, where she served as the Communication and Membership … Read More >

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In December 2019, Georgia’s Governor asked federal officials to approve changes to the state’s Medicaid program. Medicaid is a public health insurance program that currently covers half of Georgia’s children, some low-income seniors and people with disabilities, low- and moderate-income pregnant women, and very low-income parents.  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) gave states the option … Read More >

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In December 2019, Governor Brian Kemp asked the federal government to approve a plan that would make seismic changes to private health insurance in Georgia. Gov. Kemp’s plan is made up of two parts: 1) Reinsurance—which would help to lower premiums; and 2) the Georgia Access model—which would undermine comprehensive coverage for the 500,000 Georgians … Read More >

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