We’re at war, and PPE is doctors’ body armor
This Commentary was first published by the Philadelphia Inquirer By Fatima Syed, Deep Shah and Ravi Parikh Just a few months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many U.S. physicians feel that they are at war. War metaphors are now being invoked across the country. The president of the United States... Read more
Will you step up now to help clinics for the poor?
By Holly Lang There’s a famous quote by Mr. Rogers in which he recalls his mother telling him that in times of trouble, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Across the state, COVID-19 is testing all of our communities and health systems – especially... Read more
It’s time for tort reform in Georgia
By Dr. Andrew Reisman, president of the Medical Association of Georgia  There hasn’t been any shortage of media reports highlighting the number of Georgians who don’t have health insurance. But one key point that tends to get lost in the shuffle is that health insurance and access to care... Read more
Waiver proposals promise new era in Georgia health 
By Gov. Brian Kemp  Georgia is experiencing historic job growth and unmatched economic opportunity in every corner of the state. Participation in the job market is at record highs, unemployment recently dropped to a 20-year low, and we were named the “#1 State for Business” for the seventh year... Read more
Health reform plans would spend a lot for very little
By Dr. Harry Heiman Last month, Gov. Brian Kemp revealed two new health care waiver proposals. While they were presented as Georgia-focused solutions to improve health care access and affordability, the current proposals fail to meaningfully address either problem. Unfortunately, our state leadership is missing an opportunity to expand... Read more

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