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Voices’ New Podcast Series Details Barriers Georgia’s Children Face When Accessing Healthcare Services

Voices’ New Podcast Series Details Barriers Georgia’s Children Face When Accessing Healthcare Services

Published: Oct 9, 2018   |   Author: Suzanne Wooley   |   Category: Press Releases   |   Tags: , , , ,

Atlanta, Ga. – Voices for Georgia’s Children, the state’s only comprehensive statewide child advocacy and policy organization, is launching a new podcast series, Challenges for Children, and supplemental report, Barriers to Healthcare for Georgia’s Children, which outlines steps to reduce the challenges Georgians are facing. In April 2018, the Voices team set out to find […]

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Barriers to Healthcare for Georgia’s Children

Barriers to Healthcare for Georgia’s Children

Published: Sep 27, 2018   |   Author: Suzanne Wooley   |   Category: News   |   Tags: , ,

As Voices for Georgia’s Children, we believe that access to quality healthcare and comprehensive insurance is vital for a child’s development. Unfortunately, not all of Georgia’s children receive this. Georgia has the 7th highest childhood uninsured rate in the country. In 2016, more than 162,000 children were uninsured, of which, an estimated 140,000 qualified for […]

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Episode 1: Lamar County

Episode 1: Lamar County

Published: Sep 14, 2018   |   Author: Suzanne Wooley   |     |   Tags: , , , , ,

In the first episode of our Challenges for Children podcast series, residents of Lamar County discuss the barriers children there face when trying to access healthcare. Voices has a few select policy solutions, which could mitigate some of the challenges children and families face: Barriers to Healthcare for Georgia’s Children.

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