December 18, 2023

DCH, DHS Announce $54 Million in New Funding to Support Medicaid Renewals

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) and the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) jointly announced they have secured more than $54 million through the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget to support ongoing Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® redetermination processing as part of a new, short-term “surge” effort. This funding will support the engagement of contracted staffing, process improvement, and financial support to state eligibility workers. Officials also announced the expansion of its Express Lane Eligibility, and implementation of 12 months of continuous eligibility and enrollment to help ensure access and continuity of coverage for children.

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