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House Democrats Emphasize Medicaid Expansion, Military Families In Legislative Rollout

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(APN) ATLANTA — In the flurry of activity that marked the first week of the 2016 year of the 2015-2016 Legislative Session, members of the Georgia House Democratic Caucus gathered on Thursday, January 14, 2016, to announce their policy agenda.   High on the list was Medicaid expansion in Georgia, an option under the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) that Georgia […]

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Urgent Care Clinics Keep Popping Up in Atlanta

(APN) ATLANTA — The number of Urgent Care Centers has been increasing in Atlanta over the past several years, as new options, posing alternatives to primary care, are becoming available for Atlanta consumers.   Dr. Anthony Ferrara, a pioneer specializing in the field of emergency medicine and the business of Urgent Care, and part owner of several Atlanta Urgent Care […]

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Georgia House Republicans Want to Block Gov. Deal from Expanding Medicaid

  (APN) ATLANTA — House Republicans are pushing new legislation to give the Legislature a say over whether the State of Georgia will accept federal funding to expand Medicaid in Georgia.   Medicaid expansion has been a hot issue, with Sen. Jason Carter (D-Decatur), the presumptive Democratic nominee for Governor, having criticized Gov. Nathan Deal for refusing to expand Medicaid […]

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