Governor's AFY 2018 and FY 2019 Budget Recommendations

The Governor’s Budget Reports for Amended FY 2018 and FY 2019 were released January 11, 2018.  Click here  to review a summary of some the key budget items impacting hospitals.  Find full versions of the Governor’s budget reports at http://opb.georgia.gov/ under “Key Documents”.

Better Care Reconciliation

On June 22, 2017, the U.S. Senate released the discussion draft of H.R. 1628, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), which responds to the U.S. House’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed on May 4, 2017. The BCRA includes provisions related to repeal and replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), including Medicaid restructuring and insurance market changes.  The following summary provides a high-level overview of what these changes would mean for Georgia.

Better Care Reconciliation Act

American Health Care Act

On March 6, 2017, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee and Ways and Means Committee released the initial draft of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that includes provisions related to repeal and replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), including Medicaid restructuring and insurance market changes. After subsequent amendments by the House Rules Committee, the House passed the bill on May 4, 2017.  The following summary provides a high-level overview of what these changes would mean for Georgia.

 

Georgia Hospital Association Summary - Updated May 31, 2017


Hospitals 101

GHA is proud to introduce the brand new Seventh Edition of the popular Hospitals 101. This reource guide, designed for policy makers, is  one-of-a-kind educational resource that explains the many challenges Georgia's hospitals face.