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New Podcast Spotlights Barriers to Health Care for Georgia’s Children

New Podcast Spotlights Barriers to Health Care for Georgia’s Children

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

Voices for Georgia’s Children has launched an inaugural podcast series — Challenges for Children – focused on barriers to health care for children. In April 2018, the Voices for Georgia’s Children team set out to find out why so many of their state’s children were being left behind. Team members traveled to Whitfield, Dougherty, Effingham, and Lamar counties […]

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Many Georgia kids face barriers to health insurance, medical care

Many Georgia kids face barriers to health insurance, medical care

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

More than 80 percent of uninsured Georgia children were eligible for coverage in government health insurance programs in 2016, but were not enrolled, a new report says. Several barriers to enrollment and medical services can prevent kids from getting the care they need, said the report, from the advocacy group Voices for Georgia’s Children. Read […]

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