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Georgia children left behind on healthcare

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 13, 2008

Despite the state's steadily rising population over the past two and a half years, the number of Georgia children covered by public insurance programs has dropped by more than 100,000. Pediatricians and children's health advocates say administrative and other roadblocks prevent coverage for thousands of children who are eligible by family income for Medicaid and PeachCare, an insurance program for children of parents whose incomes are slightly above those on Medicaid.