The proposal is expected to cover about 50,000 people who didn’t have coverage before, out of about 400,000 poor Georgians who lack insurance; the rest probably either won’t or can’t fulfill the requirements, according to the proposal’s forecasts.
The link to comment on the proposal, called an 1115 waiver or Georgia Pathways to Coverage, is posted on the federal website. Click this link and then click the “Answer Questionnaire” button:
For more information, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published a front-page story on the 1115 waiver Nov. 5. Here's a link to that story: Kemp's Medicaid plan would cover thousands, but not most, of Georgia's poor
And the AJC published a story with more details on the front of the Metro section Dec. 4. Here's a link to that: Kemp's health care waivers a matter of perspective
Kemp has an additional proposal to reshape the Affordable Care Act exchange, but that has not been opened for comment yet.