Georgia Department of Community Health

Our Purpose

Shaping the future of a Healthy Georgia by improving access and ensuring quality to strengthen the communities we serve

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The Georgia Department of Community Health serves as the lead agency for Georgia Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids®, and oversees the Healthcare Facility Regulation Division, State Health Benefit Plan, and State Office of Rural Health, among other divisions. 

Through effective planning, purchasing and oversight, DCH provides access to affordable, quality health care to millions of Georgians, including some of the state’s most vulnerable and underserved populations.

Caylee Noggle serves as Commissioner of DCH.

Latest News

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Medicaid Eligibility Reviews Begin in April

The Georgia Department of Human Services and Georgia Department of Community Health are asking Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® members to confirm their contact information before Medicaid redeterminations begin on April 1.

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HB 1013 Report

The Department of Community Health releases study in response to HB 1013, Section 6-1 concerning reimbursement rates for mental health services under Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids®, the State Health Benefit Plan, and other provisions of the legislation.  Download this pdf file. Click here to read House Bill 1013 Report .

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Request for Qualified Contractors for DCH Care Management Organization Procurement Expected Jan. 3

DCH plans to release a Request for Qualified Contractors Jan. 3, 2023, seeking CMOs that will meet the healthcare needs of and improve health outcomes for Georgia’s Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids®, and other eligible populations.

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