In a June 27, 2017, article by James Salzer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted Kelly McCutchen, president of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, on the state auditing enrollee eligibility on the State Health Benefit Plan. The article, “Georgia saves up to $56 million booting ineligibles from health plan
,” is reprinted below and is available online here
Georgia saves up to $56 million booting ineligibles from health plan
By James Salzer
The state is hoping to save up to $56 million a year by removing ineligible family members of those enrolled in the State Health Benefit Plan from the program.
The state Department of Community Health, which administers Medicaid as well as the State Health Benefit Plan for teachers,…