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 →
The new SAT appears to bear some strong similarities to the Common Core State Standards.
The numbers game continues with ObamaCare.
Kelly McCutchen is quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Medicaid expansion
Test-tube lungs, doctors and technology, and what’s in a name.
How realistic is the CBO’s estimate on the loss of full-time jobs as a result of ObamaCare?
“We don’t deal with this weather on a routine basis like Northeastern states. In my book, over-preparation would be having all of this equipment on hand and maintaining it.”
Health care costs, ObamaCare alternatives, Medicaid expansion, closing rural hospitals and more.
Does transit use cause a decrease in congestion?
November 22, 2013 It’s Friday! It’s nearing year’s end, and we’d like to remind you: The Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Friday Facts, our most popular product, exist thanks to your support and contributions. Please help us continue “Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians’ Lives,” with your tax-deductible end-of-year contribution at http://tinyurl.com/3y27zfm. You know we’re getting under their skin: We’re sporting another feather in our cap after the Foundation earned a personal mention on MSNBC from a doyenne of Big Government, Rachel Maddow. Maddow, whose syndicated talk radio program … Continue Reading →
How does Atlanta rank on congestion and water use? Not as poorly as you might think!
Too much or too little sleep can be harmful to your health. How much sleep is enough?
How are Georgia’s HOT lanes doing?
Auto wreck fatalities down but patients’ bills up; another ObamaCare delay uncovered, and why you should know Henrietta Lacks.
Why have so many new startups and existing tech giants come to call Atlanta – and, indeed, all of Georgia – home and what will it take to continue the momentum?
What are the biggest hurdles for new businesses? Find out in Friday Facts.
The right approach to health care is to reduce demand in by empowering patients with information and access, not to limit health care.
Lagging achievement and enrollment in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education in the United States is and will be one of the larger issues facing our domestic ability to fill manufacturing job opportunities.
Should Georgia pursue a state-based health exchange or expand Medicaid?
Under ObamaCare, 30 million people are expected to remain uninsured. What happens to them?