Kemp's healthcare waivers win federal approval

ATLANTA — The federal government will approve Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s plan to reshape Medicaid and individual insurance in Georgia under the Affordable Care Act, the governor and a top Trump administration health official announced on Thursday.Kemp says the proposals aim to create a pathway along several steps — for those who qualify — from being unemployed and uninsured, to eventually having insurance and being engaged in the community.To do that, Kemp plans to expand Medicaid coverage to about 50,000 of the state’s 408,000 uninsured, extremely poor adults. To qualify, recipients would have…

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