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Why Medicaid Matters to Georgia

Healthcare has been the center of much discussion during the last few weeks. Whether you agree or disagree with the politics and conversations surrounding it, this is a conversation worth having, because healthcare is big and complicated and touches everyone. Here at Voices, we love well-informed...

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‘Check-Up’ on Medicaid and Peachcare – Successes and Opportunities for Children

A big thank you everyone who was able to come out to our GA-CAN! Community Conversation about Medicaid and Peachcare. For those of you who couldn’t make it, not to worry — we understand life is busy and your time is limited, so we’ve taken the liberty of pulling together a few...

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Advocates Turn Out for Off-Session Policy Series

  This week, members of the advocacy community came out for the first even of this year’s Georgia Children’s Advocacy Network (GA-CAN!) Off-Session Policy Series.  Nearly 130 people signed up –– almost double the number from last year –– to come hear Governor Deal’s...

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Medicaid provider fee gets maxiumum priority

By: Andy Miller Published: Jan 8, 2013 in Georgia Health News At an Atlanta panel discussion Tuesday previewing children’s health issues for the upcoming General Assembly session, one item stood out. State Sen. Fran Millar (R-Atlanta) was officially on the panel to highlight ‘‘School...

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Attendance doubles for GA-CAN! Pre-Legislative Breakfast

Nearly 200 child advocates joined us this week at our GA-CAN! Pre-Legislative Session Breakfast to learn from legislators and others about what’s on the horizon for the 2013 session and to access fact sheets and contact information to support their advocacy. Richard Dunn, Division Director...

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Georgia Receives $1.9 Million Performance Bonus

For Immediate Release ATLANTA, Ga. –– The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) established performance bonuses, giving states an incentive to support the enrollment and retention of eligible children in Medicaid and CHIP (PeachCare for Kids® in Georgia),...

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Report Spotlights Ways to Enhance Healthcare for Georgia’s Children

Atlanta, GA – Two of Georgia’s leading health care advocacy organizations issued a report saying the state could significantly expand medical care to more than 200,000 uninsured children with administrative practices, coverage policies and technologies already being used in other states. The...

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Medicaid & PeachCare for Kids Eligibility & Enrollment Handouts

We know nothing is more important to you than your child’s healthy development. Download these handouts – available in both English and Spanish – to help you and/or others better understand Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids eligibility and enrollment. Download Brochure: Medicaid...

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Fact Sheet: Moving Toward More Family-Friendly Enrollment & Retention Practices for Georgia

Current State of Uninsured Children in GA 300,000 children are uninsured in Georgia. Of this number, 193,000 children are eligible to be enrolled in either Medicaid or PeachCare for Kids®, our state’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). There are ways, however, for Georgia policy...

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