GPPF Friday Facts: August 1, 2014

How are streetcar projects doing around the nation?

Friday Facts: July 25, 2014

Guess who’s coming to raise Cain at the 5th Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum?

Friday Facts: July 18, 2014

What happens if more students use tuition tax credit scholarships?

Checking Up On Health: June 24, 2014

When is it acceptable to be kept waiting at your doctor’s office?

Checking Up On Health: May 27, 2014

That money from your boss for a plan on the health exchange may not pass IRS muster.

Friday Facts: May 23, 2014

Transparency in health care could cut health care spending by about $100 billion over the next decade, according to one study

Friday Facts: May 2, 2014

The American Academy of Private Physicians estimates that there are now about 4,400 concierge physicians, 30 percent more than last year.

Checking Up On Health: April 29, 2014

Why “perfect attendance” awards and restricting the practice of telemedicine are bad ideas.

Register to Learn about ‘Concierge Care for the Little Guy’

How do we provide access to health care for the uninsured? Find out on May 7!

Checking Up On Health: April 22, 2014

What aren’t you telling your doctor? How many people have paid for ObamaCare?

Friday Facts: April 18, 2014

It’s Friday!  Generosity I: Georgia ranks second only to Utah in the percentage of income given to charity, according to the latest “Generosity Index” report of U.S. states and Canadian provinces from the Fraser Institute.   Generosity II: In light of the previous post … Do you enjoy the Friday Facts? If so, we’d like you to remind you of the fine print at the bottom of every edition of the Friday Facts: “FRIDAY FACTS is made possible by the generosity of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s donors. If you enjoy … Continue Reading →

Foundation op-ed on Medicaid appears in AJC Sunday, April 13, 2013

Checking Up On Health: April 1, 2014

Cholesterol drugs, heart attack tests, how Big Brother wants to text you about your weight, and more.

Friday Facts: March 28, 2014

How effective is the ACA individual mandate?

Checking Up On Health: March 25, 2014

At the world-famous Cleveland Clinic, you can be seen TODAY!

Last Chance to Register for Wednesday’s Legislative Wrapup!

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT March 24, 2014 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Last Chance to Register for Wednesday’s ‘Legislative Roundup’ Kyle Wingfield, Eric Cochling Review the 2013-14 Session and Look Ahead Atlanta – If you haven’t yet registered, a reminder: Today is the registration deadline for “Georgia Legislative Roundup,” the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast Wednesday at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. The 8 a.m. event is open to the public and features Eric Cochling, vice president of Policy Development at the Georgia Center for Opportunity, and … Continue Reading →

Checking Up On Health: March 18, 2014

Health Care Policy News and Views Compiled by Benita M. Dodd ObamaCare Why no Medicaid expansion for Georgia? Just the expansion of Medicaid would cost Georgia an additional $2.5 billion over 10 years, Gov. Nathan Deal pointed out in an interview with Georgia Health News that was released Tuesday. “We simply cannot afford the $2.5 billion in new spending that the expansion would require without a severe impact on public education. The federal administration needs to start acknowledging the Supreme Court ruling and look at other alternatives that don’t force … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: March 14, 2014

It’s Friday!  Events  March 26: Join Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Kyle Wingfield and Eric Cochling, vice president of Policy Development at the Georgia Center for Opportunity, at the Foundation’s 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast, “Georgia Legislative Roundup.” The discussion at Cobb County’s Georgian Club will focus on the 2014 Georgia Legislative Session and the General Assembly’s business on tap for 2015. This event is open to the public and is $25 to attend: Find out more and register at www.georgiapolicy.org/?p=12276.   Quotes of Note  “[T]he first lesson to teach the poor man is … Continue Reading →

Checking Up On Health: February 25, 2014

The numbers game continues with ObamaCare.

AJC Interviews Foundation President Kelly McCutchen on Medicaid

Kelly McCutchen is quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Medicaid expansion