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Georgia Health Coverage Rate Trails 47 States

 

Did you know that adults in Georgia are more likely to not have health insurance coverage than people in 47 other states?

According to a new Gallup survey, 20.2% of Georgian adults don’t have health insurance.  The two states with more uninsured adults than Georgia are Mississippi at 20.6% and Texas with 24% uninsured.  The national average of uninsured adults is 13.4%.  This is further proof that Georgia is falling behind other states in the area of health coverage for adults.

Governor Deal has been determined to not expand Medicaid in Georgia stating that it would be too expensive.  However, the Urban Institute reports that Georgia’s decision to not expand Medicaid will result in state hospitals loosing $12.8 billion in reimbursements over a 10 year period.

Another recent report, done by the Urban Institute, said that Georgia’s decision not to expand Medicaid will cost the state’s hospitals $12.8 billion in lost reimbursements over a 10-year period.

Voters of Georgia, we need to be informed so we can make the correct decisions in the coming elections.

Reference: Andy Miller, Georgia Health Care News Federal report: Georgia’s Medicaid enrollment jumps 16 percent

 

 

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