Health, Politics

Georgia Lawmakers Continue To Mull Major Health Care Issues

"I would say over the 20-plus years I've been covering health care in this state, this could be the most consequential legislative session for health care," Andy Miller, editor of Georgia Health News, said on "All Things Considered.”
"I would say over the 20-plus years I've been covering health care in this state, this could be the most consequential legislative session for health care," Andy Miller, editor of Georgia Health News, said on "All Things Considered.”
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This year, Georgia lawmakers aren’t shying away from taking on major health care issues.

“I would say over the 20-plus years I’ve been covering health care in this state, this could be the most consequential legislative session for health care,” said Andy Miller, editor of Georgia Health News.

Two issues have risen to the top: an overhaul of how the state regulates where hospitals and clinics can open and what services they offer, and a possible Medicaid expansion through the use of waivers.

As a crucial legislative deadline approached, Miller joined WABE’s Sam Whitehead on “All Things Considered” for a deep dive on what’s happening with health care under the Gold Dome.