Healthcare


Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock face Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in Georgia's Jan. 5 US Senate runoff elections. If Democrats win, the state of health care in Georgia could drastically improve. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)
Georgia Is One of the Sickest States. It Holds the Cure to Healthcare Gridlock.

Georgians are overwhelmingly concerned about health care. But unless Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are elected to the US Senate on Jan. 5, those concerns may go unanswered.

Court rules Texas and Louisiana can cut Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, putting a host of medical services low-income patients rely on at risk. Image via Shutterstock.
Texas and Louisiana Want to Defund Planned Parenthood. That Is Having Consequences Beyond Those States.

Low-income patients in Texas and Louisiana who utilize Planned Parenthood’s many health services will soon see their options restricted.

While Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will still be on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Before You Have Your Big Thanksgiving, Listen to What These Doctors Have to Say

Doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will still be on the pandemic frontlines as you celebrate Thanksgiving. They have a plea for Americans this year.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
More than 400,000 Georgians Use Healthcare.gov to Get Insurance. The GOP Doesn’t Care.

Georgians are losing access to HealthCare.gov, and with it impartial assistance in comparing, and choosing healthcare coverage.

Republican candidate for Senate Sen. David Perdue during a campaign stop at Peachtree Dekalb Airport Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
The Truth About Georgia Sen. David Perdue: He Wants to Rip Health Care Away from Millions of Americans

The senator's bill that supposedly protects people with preexisting conditions has a major loophole, and he wants to get rid of the Affordable Care Act.

Open enrollment through Healthcare.gov is open until Dec. 15. Image via Shutterstock
Need Health Insurance? The ACA Marketplace Is Now Open Until Dec. 15.

A lot has happened in the past 10 days—so much so that you may not realize that the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment season began on Nov. 1.

The ACA’s provision banning insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions has been life changing for Kellye Call. (Image courtesy of subject)
‘I Would, Quite Frankly, Become Disabled’: What the Affordable Care Act Means to This Georgia Woman

“I remember my mom sitting me down at the age of 15 and teaching me how to appeal a denial, because she told me I would be doing that for the rest of my life, and until 2010-2011, she was right.”