Commentary: To honor MLK, don’t be reckless on ACA repeal
Monday is the day when the nation pauses to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the world-renowned civil rights leader from Georgia. In a new GHN Commentary, Dr. Harry Heiman of Morehouse School of Medicine notes that King took an expansive view of human rights. Heiman points out that... Read more
May his memory be an inspiration
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”  These were the words spoken by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on March 25, 1966, in a speech before the Second National Convention of the Medical Committee for Human Rights. In... Read more
ACA, under the gun, still fares well in polls
Two recent polls on the Affordable Care Act and its provisions show there’s considerable support for at least parts of the 2010 health care law. A Kaiser Family Foundation survey, released Friday, found that just one in five Americans support repealing the ACA without having a replacement plan approved.... Read more
Georgia exchange enrollment edges up as trend moderates
Close to a half-million Georgians have been enrolled for coverage for the 2017 health insurance exchange through Dec. 31. The 482,445 enrollment number, though, falls short of last year’s pace, when  511,826 Georgians had been signed up for coverage by Dec. 26. Until Wednesday’s figures were announced, Georgia’s enrollment... Read more
Commentary: Don’t rush to junk the ACA
Republicans, in control of Congress and about to take control of the presidency, have vowed to move forward on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act this year. How that will play out – and what the GOP’s replacement plan is – hasn’t yet been determined. In a new... Read more

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