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Health and Human Services
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 The Committee on Health & Human Services has general jurisdiction over legislation that relates to health care and social services. This committee also addresses areas related to the licensing and regulation of health care professional.
Capitol Office
320-B Coverdell Legislative Office Building
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-7880
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NamePositionEmail Address
Leighton KennedyAdministrative Assistantleighton.kennedy@senate.ga.gov
James BealSRO Analystjames.beal@senate.ga.gov

Fast Facts

  • 141 Total Hospitals in Georgia
  • 107 out of 156 Counties in Georgia have a hospital
  • 52% of Georgia's children have access to health insurance through a DCH program

Key Topics

  • Medicaid Waivers
  • C.O.N. Reform
  • Rural Health Care
  • Pharmacists and Pharmacies
  • Behavioral Health
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • P.D.M.P.
  • Community Health & Services
  • State's Child Welfare System
  • Low THC Oil and Cultivation

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