Funding Now Expired, Georgia Health Care Providers See Impact
Funding now expired, Georgia health care providers see impact
In Washington this past week, lawmakers abandoned another all-out attempt to repeal Obamacare and then headed home to take stock.
Meanwhile in Georgia, a clinic network funded by regular federal grants halted replacement of badly needed dental chairs and stopped work on a planned contract to recruit a pediatrician.
A Houston County couple watched their health insurance crumble. The Georgia commissioner of community health drew up contingency plans.
All of that is happening here now because Congress — absorbed over the past few months in undoing the Affordable Care Act — has not approved funding for other long-standing, bipartisan health care programs …