Georgia will have about $27.5 billion to spend in the year that begins in July. The new governor is making proposed teacher raises a centerpiece. Democrats are pressing to spend on a Medicaid expansion.
By Guest Columnist BOBBY JONES, president, Georgia market, CareSource
Medicaid in Georgia, which provides healthcare to approximately 1.8 million low income and disabled residents, is the second largest line item in the state’s budget for fiscal year 2018, which ends June 30.