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Grady CEO John Haupert on Obamacare, Medicaid, and the value of prevention

New challenges await our city's safety-net hospital

As nearly 1.7 million eligible, uninsured Georgians begin seeking medical care, Grady Memorial Hospital faces a new challenge in the wake of Governor Nathan Deal’s refusal to expand Medicaid. Money that once went to Grady and other safety nets as part of the federal Indigent Care Trust Fund will now be destined for states that have already opted in. Read more...

Medicaid opt-out: What it means for the peach state

Study shows that Georgia will foot the bill for uncompensated care

A recent study estimates that Georgia and other states opting out of Medicaid expansion will miss out on a collective $8.4 billion in federal payments and spend roughly $1 billion “in the short term” on uncompensated care. Grady Memorial Hospital will swallow some of these costs as Metro Atlanta’s largest safety net health provider. Read more...