ICYMI: A Medicaid ‘experiment.’ Not an expansion

10:56 am May. 7, 2015

The financial state of rural health care in Georgia pretty much guaranteed this. From the AJC’s Greg Bluestein and Misty Williams below, and Lori Geary of Channel 2 Action News above:

Without altering their opposition to expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, Georgia officials now say they’re thinking about asking the federal government for more Medicaid money to help the state’s struggling rural hospitals and its big “safety net” hospitals

Georgia law now guarantees autism coverage for children

11:45 am Apr. 29, 2015

Georgia Republicans who have long rejected the mandates in President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul managed to find one insurance requirement they could get behind.

Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Wednesday that requires insurers to provide up

When Obamacare saves hospitals millions

2:19 pm Mar. 30, 2015

While scoping out the Brunswick News piece on state Rep. Jason Spencer, R-Woodbine, and the fight he’s picked with Catholics, another headline caught my eye.

‘Obamacare saving hospitals millions’ was the header for a look at Southeast Georgia Health System, operator of hospitals in Brunswick and St. Marys.

Here are what we would call the nut paragraphs:

During a 10-month period that ended Feb. 28, uncompensated medical costs shouldered by the