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CHILDREN'S HEALTH CARE
Georgia Department of Community Health - The mission of the Department of Community Health is to provide Georgians with access to affordable, quality health care through effective planning, purchasing and oversight.
Georgia Department of Public Health - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency in preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective.
Georgians for a Healthy Future - The mission is to build and mobilize a unified voice, vision, and leadership to achieve a healthy future for all Georgians. The vision is of a day in which all Georgians have access to the quality, affordable health care they need to live healthy lives and contribute to the health of their communities. GHF develops public policy priorities to move Georgia closer to this vision. Their three-pronged approach includes: 1) outreach, education & engagement with consumers and communities; 2) building and mobilizing coalitions; and 3) public policy advocacy.
Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies - Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia is a member of National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, based in Washington, D.C. Their efforts center on improving the health and safety of mothers, babies and families via education and collaborative partnerships with public and private organizations. Currently, there are 90 state and local HMHB Coalitions across the nation, all independent, yet all working toward achieving aspects of the National Coalition's mission.
PeachCare for Kids - PeachCare for Kids® is a comprehensive health care program for uninsured children living in Georgia. The health benefits include primary, preventive, specialist, dental care and vision care. PeachCare for Kids also covers hospitalization, emergency room services, prescription medications and mental health care. Each child in the program has a Georgia Families Care Management Organization (CMO) who is responsible for coordinating the child's care.