Georgians for a Healthy Future (GHF) and the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) released a new report that shows how crititical Georgia accepting federal Medicaid funding is to help working parents afford health insurance.
Specialty drug innovation has improved the lives of those who suffer from serious chronic illnesses, which were a death sentence just a generation ago. Better than price controls would be all stakeholders, including patient advocates, come to the table to limit high out of pocket costs of these vital drugs.
The Specialty Tier Coalition of Georgia Reengages to Improve the Lives of Seriously Ill Georgians
ARxC Meditates to Manifest Gratitude and Healing
“The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this life. For it is only through meditation that you can undertake the journey to discover your true nature, your authentic self, and in doing so find the stability and confidence you need to live well and experience the ultimate reality of consciousness.” Dorothy Leone-Glasser
This is an incredible time in so many ways. Confederate flags are coming down across the south, the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare subsidies, and marriage equality was enshrined as a constitutional right.
There’s a lot to feel good about, however our work isn’t done.
HHS Office of Minority Health Releases E-Learning Program for Promotores de Salud
In mid-May, patients and medical groups spoke to the New York legislature about the need to limit "fail first" insurance policies.
The group called for a "clear and concise appeals process, and limits to health insurers' right to require that less expensive treatments be used before more expensive ones are approved."
On May 8, Georgia Health News published a news story on Georgia's attempt to expand Medicaid to a select number of patients served by the Grady Health System in Atlanta, Memorial Health in Savannah, and a small group of rural hospitals in Georgia.