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Health Care Policy in 2017: Changes in Health Care and Policy in the Georgia Legislative Session and Federal Updates


Laura Colbert, MPH, CHES
Director of Outreach & Partnerships
Georgians for a Healthy Future

Laura Harker, MPH
Health Policy Analyst
Georgia Budget and Policy Institute


Georgians for a Healthy Future

Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Program Description

The 2017 legislative session has officially wrapped up, and with it come changes to Georgia's health policy landscape. The bills, resolutions, and budgets that were passed will all affect Georgia's health care system and health care consumers. Tune in to this webinar to find out how this session's legislation may affect your work, your health care, or your coverage.

The presenters will also offer a brief federal update on the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and to restructure Medicaid.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, attendees should:
- Be familiar with bills and resolutions passed by the General Assembly that affect health care and health policy in Georgia
- Understand the state's budget as it relates to health and health care
- Find Georgia-specific resources about health care policy and advocacy
- Be able to identify proposals being considered in federal health reform debates


On Demand
Original program date: Apr 13, 2017

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

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