Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is allotting $125 million in federal COVID-19 relief money to expand school-based health centers. Tuesday's announcement it the latest move by Kemp to spend federal money as he runs for reelection against Democrat Stacey Abrams.
Thousands of children in low-income families could soon have an easier path to Medicaid in Georgia after “express lane” legislation passed the Georgia State Senate.
Georgia’s Medicaid and PeachCare rolls continue to grow amid the economic devastation from COVID-19.
Newly released June enrollment figures show that Medicaid membership grew by 23,000, while PeachCare, the children’s health insurance program in Georgia, saw enrollment rise by nearly 14,000.
For the state’s fragile rural hospitals, the pandemic represents a stress test some observers worry not all will survive. Since 2010, seven hospitals have closed their doors.
Georgia has the seventh highest rate of uninsured children in the country. The problem is especially severe in low-income communities. The report from...
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