Georgia Senate committee OKs Medicaid waiver bill

 
 
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A Georgia Senate committee voted Tuesday to authorize Gov. Brian Kemp to pursue a federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage through a more conservative approach than is provided under the Affordable Care Act.

The bill cleared the Senate Health and Human Services Committee following a debate that focused primarily on whether Georgia should look to cap Medicaid eligibility in Georgia to those with incomes up to 100 percent of the federal poverty level – as proposed in the legislation – or seek…


Atlanta Business Journal
Georgia Senate committee OKs Medicaid waiver bill