Medicaid expansion and the fate of Obamacare are at the heart of the heated Georgia gubernatorial race

By Emma Newburger – CNBC A national battle over whether to extend public health insurance to low-income adults is at the center of a tightly contested gubernatorial race in Georgia, where hospitals and drug stores are closing across the Republican-controlled …

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“Hundreds of thousands could lose insurance in Georgia under GOP plan”

By Misty Williams – The Atlanta Journal-Consitution Published online: March 15, 2017, In print: March 16, 2017 An estimated 750,000 Georgians — many of them poor and older — could lose their health insurance under the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan, a new analysis shows. …

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“Louisiana rolls out Medicaid expansion; can it be a model for Georgia?”

By Tom Crawford On June 1, Louisiana became the first southern state bordering the Gulf of Mexico to launch a Medicaid expansion program funded through the Affordable Care Act. That happened because of the upset victory last fall of Democrat …

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