Well, we’ve got some money. Now we probably ought to think about some free market reforms to help the system help itself.
Gov. Sonny Perdue and Republican legislative leaders have agreed to a temporary fix for PeachCare, allowing about 273,000 poor children in Georgia to continue receiving health insurance even as federal dollars dry up.
The state will shift Medicaid dollars into PeachCare to avoid having the program run out of money at the end of the month. The state stopped enrolling new children in PeachCare this week because of the funding crunch.