Do Republicans hate Obama more than they care for Georgia’s citizens? Sometimes it seems so.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican, said he intends to wait until after the November presidential elections to make key decisions on how the state will proceed. Georgia is one of at least 10 states that may reject the Medicaid expansion, according to a report by the Brookings Institution.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that not expanding the Medicaid program would pose a problem for Georgia hospitals, which lost an estimated $1.5 billion caring for people without insurance last year.

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One Response to Georgia Medicaid expansion in doubt

  1. JMPrince says:

    The long term hopeful view here, via Bloomberg:
    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-10/health-care-will-become-a-right-just-like-water.html

    “Health Care Will Become a Right, Just Like Water” By Alex Marshall

    Well worth the read & informative on the comparative history with schooling here too. But we also need to recall that even Brown vs. Board of Ed. (1954) took well over a decade to actually implement. And several other new laws to try and enforce Voting & Civil rights. JMP