Georgia, like many other places in the country right now, is receiving a somewhat more intense review by the news media than what is typical. The reason? Election season. And, like hundreds of other states, cities and local governments across the country, things may be changing in Georgia depending on how the citizens of the state vote in November. Could changes be coming to Medicaid as a result?
There may come a point in your life when you need to help one or both your parents find a nursing home. This is never easy to do, but you realize it's the right decision.
Most of us hope that we will live long, healthy lives. Unfortunately, our readers in Georgia know that isn't always the case for most people. At some point in our lives, almost all of us will face a serious health condition or issue that needs to be addressed. In many cases, the problem is solved. However, in some instances, the medical problem becomes a condition that can impact the rest of our lives.
Anyone who is covered by Medicaid knows that this is as important of a government-run program as any other in existence. People who have limited assets and financial means are provided all-important healthcare by this program. And now, according to a recent report, those who are on Medicaid may be receiving even more benefits due to a change in legislation.
Many of our readers have probably heard of Medicaid, as thousands of Georgia residents are covered by this federal program that is administered through the states. But, some people may have questions about the process of enrolling in Medicaid, a process which can, admittedly, be somewhat complex at times.