Clinics help to relieve number of uninsured Georgians found in ERs
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 27, 2007
The number of uninsured in Georgia has climbed steadily in the past decade, coinciding with the inexorable rise in health care costs. Politicians have pushed various solutions for the problems, as the state's medical safety net quietly tries to deal with a patient deluge. About two-thirds of the state's uninsured live in households headed by a full-time worker. But all too often, the employer doesn't provide health insurance, or if it's offered, the worker can't afford it.
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