The Feminist Women's Health Center is partnering with other organizations, stakeholders and patient advocacy groups under the umbrella of Cover Georgia Coalition to advocate for the expansion of medicare in the State of Georgia.
In July 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the nation’s new health care law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, Medicaid expansion was left up to the states.
Here are ten reasons why Medicaid expansion is good for working women and families or download a copy below. The Kaiser Family Foundation just released a new report entitled, "The Cost and Coverage Implications of the ACA Medicaid Expansion: National and State-by-State Analysis," and according to their report, with a 2.5 billion investment from the state over 10 years, Georgia stands to gain 33 billion in return. See the full report and other information including the executive summary and news releases.