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Georgia Health News: Feds: Medicaid Expansion Would Help Thousands Of Mental Health, Drug Patients

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at March 30, 2016

Georgia Health News: Feds: Medicaid Expansion Would Help Thousands Of Mental Health, Drug Patients
Expanding the state’s Medicaid program could bring tens of thousands of low-income Georgia into treatment for mental health and substance use problems, federal officials said Monday. A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report said 159,000 uninsured Georgians with mental illness or a substance use disorder had incomes that would qualify them for expanded Medicaid coverage in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act. (Miller, 3/28)

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