Patients First Act

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Governor Brian P. Kemp signed The Patients First Act into law on March 27, 2019. The Act authorizes the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) to submit a Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and also authorizes the Governor to submit a Section 1332 waiver to identify innovative health insurance coverage solutions for the commercial health insurance marketplace.

The public comment period for the 1115 and 1332 Waivers closed on December 3, 2019. 

To access the 1115 Medicaid Waiver application click Download this pdf file.here

To access the 1332 Waiver application click Download this pdf file.here