Georgians need health care fixes. Thus, Gov. Deal’s decision to do nothing toward that goal in hopes Obama’s law will be repealed is bad medicine. Read what the AJC Editorial Board, Dr. John P. Maupin, and other leaders have to say. Then comment below.
By the AJC Editorial Board
The longer Georgia waits, the more we could lose.
That’s a very real possible outcome of our leaders’ stubbornly steadfast pattern of delaying implementation of health care reform.
If the state continues to whistle and wait in the hopes that relief from Obamacare will somehow, some way, appear, the risks are real and the downside is significant if the reforms survive future challenges. Standing still may play well politically, but it does nothing to help Georgia’s businesses and consumers pragmatically plan their future health care decisions.
In sticking with inaction as a strategy, Georgia lost a major, first-round decision Thursday when the U.S. Supreme Court largely let stand the landmark health