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Affordable Care Act to launch thousands of Georgia startups

Study outlines healthcare law’s potential to alleviate “job lock”

Long known as a job mecca of the South, Atlanta will become even more attractive for young entrepreneurs this fall. A recent report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the largest public health philanthropy in the United States, estimates that the Affordable Care Act will enable 56,000 Georgians to start businesses in 2014 who would not have otherwise done so. 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...