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Georgia teachers carrying big load on health care, study finds

ATLANTA (WTOC) -

Georgia teachers, state employees and retirees are paying more for their health care than workers covered by similar government-subsidized programs in Georgia and nearby states, according to a new Department of Community Health study.

The report, released this week, was requested by state lawmakers, who wanted to know why the $3 billion program, which covers 650,000 Georgians, costs so much.

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