Health & Wellness

Posts · · Apr 22, 2016

Summit for Workplace Wellness

Keisha Hines, Senior Vice President, External Affairs

The Georgia Chamber is working with the U.S. Chamber to host a summit in Atlanta centered around workplace wellness initiatives. Supported by a private foundation grant, the Chamber will bring in guest speakers from the public and private sectors to discuss successful wellness initiatives and ways employers can reduce costs while helping their workers lead… Continue Reading


Posts · · Apr 22, 2016

Medicaid Expansion Likely Priority in 2017

Keisha Hines, Senior Vice President, External Affairs

A major ongoing initiative at the Georgia Chamber is a comprehensive study of the state’s Medicaid program and its impact on individuals in the “coverage gap,” delivery of healthcare, as well as the impacts on rural doctors and hospitals with an eye toward developing a “Georgia-specific” program to address glaring problems in the aforementioned areas. … Continue Reading


Legislative Priority · · Mar 10, 2016

Health Care

Legislative mandates increase the cost of health plans by up to 45 percent, eliminate innovation and flexibility in plan design, dissuade employers from providing this voluntary benefit and hinder employee participation. To ensure that Georgia employers can continue to be the primary providers of cost-effective and valuable health care benefits to their employees.  The Chamber… Continue Reading