Tag Archives: Georgians for a Healthy Future

Political Notes — Latest attempt to pass Trumpcare in Senate falls apart

The future of Trumpcare, as well as the fate of the Affordable Care Act, is more muddled than ever after Mitch McConnell pulls the plug on the Senate bill . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Brian Kemp , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Stacey Abrams , Trumpcare

Advocacy groups urge Medicaid expansion for Georgia

Advocacy groups urge the Rural Hospital Stabilization Committee to recommend Medicaid expansion to Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: ACA , David Lucas , Georgia Budget & Policy Institute , Georgia Watch , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , Terry England

Obamacare, Medicaid expansion bills to get votes in final days

Votes on bills that would halt Medicaid expansion and prohibit the implementation of Obamacare are expected to happen in the session’s final days . . .

Tags: ACA , Cindy Zeldin , Dawn Randolph , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Obamacare

Political Notes – They still want a tobacco tax increase

Healthcare representatives are hoping that the General Assembly will pass an increase in the excise tax on cigarettes . . .

Tags: American Cancer Society , Ben Tarbutton , Cindy Zeldin , Dean Alford , Don Leebern , Eric Bailey , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Nathan Deal , Roger Lane , Ron Stephens , tobacco excise tax