Health care and the election

November 6, 2018 0

On this edition of Political Rewind, health care has become one of the hottest issues on the campaign trail during the 2018 midterm election. In the race for governor, Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp continue to duel over the expansion of Medicaid. Read more
Rural hospitals not only survived the storm but managed to pool their resources to continue to provide needed medical care. This week on the Georgia Health Report, we’ll be sharing some of their stories. Read more
This week on the Georgia Health Report, Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News break down why Georgia received a low grade on mental health parity and what could be done to improve access to care for mental illness. Read more
Virginia Prescott of On Second Thought spoke with the executive director from Voices for Georgia’s Children, Erica Sitkoff,  and the editor of Georgia Health News, Andy Miller, about the barriers Georgians face in respect to the state’s high rate of uninsured children. Read more

Controversy over CON

October 8, 2018 0

When a new health care facility wants to open in Georgia, it must go through a controversial regulatory process known as the CON program. Now, supporters and opponents of the current system are now making their cases to the Georgia General Assembly, who may be looking to legislate changes... Read more

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