Georgia Cancer Action Center

Action Center

Expand Medicaid in Georgia

Far too many Georgians are living without health insurance simply because they live in a state that has refused to expand Medicaid. These folks are in the “Medicaid Gap,” living sicker and dying younger than those with health insurance.

Latest Updates

September 7, 2023

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Georgia residents impacted by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

May 1, 2023

ATLANTA, GA – MAY 1, 2023 – Tomorrow, Gov. Brian Kemp will hold a ceremonial bill signing for legislation that will increase insurance coverage for biomarker testing – thus making this form of precision medicine available to more Georgians. The signing ceremony will take place tomorrow at 10:00am in the

March 14, 2023

ATLANTA, GA – March 14, 2023 – After a final vote by the Senate, the Georgia General Assembly today passed a bill (HB 85) that is expected to provide more access to biomarker testing, which is testing that can help physicians to identify the

February 16, 2023

ATLANTA, GA – February 16, 2023 – The Georgia House yesterday passed bill (HB85) in a 172-2 vote. Local and national public health groups and hospitals are expressing their support for the bill that would enable more Georgians to access appropriate biomarker testing -- a routine step in accessing personalized

Georgia Events

November 1, 2023EST

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its 2023 Georgia Policy Forum on Access to Care: Prevention, Early Dectection & Medicaid Expansion virtually, on Wednesday, November 1.

State Contacts

Jill Arnold
Grassroots Manager, Georgia
Julie Vojtech
Government Relations Director
Stacy Jacobson
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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