What’s going on?

In 2020, the State of Georgia asked the Trump Administration to scrap Instead, Georgia would force half a million Georgians to find insurance through an assortment of private brokers and insurance companies. And the Trump Administration approved the request.

Georgia is moving to eliminate the option for the 2023 enrollment period, forcing people to navigate a fragmented system of private brokers and insurance companies. Eliminating will make it harder for people to get unbiased information and find the plans that best meet their health and financial needs. Additionally, the services of trained and knowledgeable in-person assisters, called Navigators, could be cut.

These massive and unnecessary changes (in the middle of an ongoing pandemic) will cause tens of thousands of people to get lost in all the changes, especially those who already face enrollment barriers;

  • People without good internet access
  • People who don’t have a lot of experience with insurance
  • People living on low-incomes

Many people will also end up with junk plans because private vendors and insurers lure people into plans that earn companies higher profits but provide little care or contain expensive premiums and deductibles.

How will this impact children and families? is designed to automatically let parents know if their children qualify for Medicaid or PeachCare for Kids. These programs provide children from low-income families with access to quality health care. is also essential in making sure that parents are covered. Healthy parents are better able to work and take care of their families. Parents with health insurance are more likely to keep their kids enrolled in health coverage.

You can help – Share Your Story!

The Biden Administration can stop this plan – but we need your help. Share your story if:

  • You’ve used to find health care for you or a loved one
  •  You’ve used since the start of the pandemic in spring 2020
  • You’ve received confusing or misleading information from a web broker or insurance company when looking for health coverage online
  • You’ve worked with a Navigator to find a plan that worked for you and your family
  • You have a health condition
  • You have a child covered by Medicaid or PeachCare for Kids
  • Even if you live outside Georgia your story still matters! Describe how you would be impacted if your state followed Georgia’s lead and got rid of
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