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For millions, healthcare waivers offer hope

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For millions, healthcare waivers offer hope

By Kyle Wingfield

Georgia Public Policy Foundation

Georgians received a dose of good news Thursday, as Gov. Brian Kemp announced federal approval of his plans to increase healthcare access and affordability.Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, joined Kemp to put the Trump administration’s official seal of approval on the pair of “waivers” — one to allow for a new, more cost-effective way to cover some of Georgia’s working poor, and another to extricate Georgia from some of the strictures of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.Of the twin plans, the two-part ACA waiver […]

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