The mission of the DCH is to provide Georgians with access to affordable, quality health care through effective planning, purchasing and oversight.

We are dedicated to A Healthy Georgia.


State of Georgia’s Key Goals for the Department of Community Health

  • Healthy Georgia
  • Responsible and Efficient Government, Fiscally Sound, Principled, Conservative

Department of Community Health’s Key Goals

  • Improve health status of Georgians by promoting healthy lifestyles, preventive care, disease management and disparity elimination.
  • Improve access to quality health care at an affordable price.
  • Ensure value in health care contracts.
  • Move health plans administered by DCH toward being financially solvent to meet the needs of the members.
  • Increase effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of health care programs.
  • Ensure DCH has enough workers with the necessary skills and competencies to meet the current and future demand.


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

Core Organizational Values

  • Accessible and Affordable Health Care
  • Program Integrity/Ethics
  • Fiscal Responsibility and Efficiency
  • Health Promotion and Prevention
  • Innovative Technology
  • Quality-driven Services
  • Teamwork
  • Respect for Others