New ‘Top Docs’ features Sen. Gloria Butler on COVID-19 & General Assembly
The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs’ show features Georgia Sen. Gloria Butler (D-Stone Mountain) – the chairwoman of the Senate Democratic Caucus and the highest ranking female in the Senate – addressing COVID-19 and some of the key legislation that the General Assembly passed in 2020.
Sen. Butler discusses…
– Her experience in the Georgia Senate
– How well she believes the state has handled the COVID-19 “re-opening”
– If she believes people should be required to wear a face mask/covering
– What she sees as the biggest lessons learned from COVID-19
– The surprise billing legislation that passed this year
– A bill to expand postpartum Medicaid coverage from 60 days to six months
– When she believes schools should reopen
Sen. Butler represents District 55, which includes parts of DeKalb and Gwinnett counties. With 22 years of service, she serves on a number of key Senate committees – including Ethics, Health & Human Services, Reapportionment & Redistricting, Rules, State & Local Governmental Operations, Transportation, and Urban Affairs. On the health care front, Sen. Butler has served on Medicaid reform and “status of doctors in Georgia” study committees. It is also worth noting that she was honored as the ‘Freshman Legislator of the Year’ by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus.
Between downloads and live listeners, ‘Top Docs’ has now reached more than 1.6 million listeners and viewers – which includes people in all 50 states and more than 80 countries. MAG has won two awards for the show, including an American Association of Medical Society Executives Profiles of Excellence Award and a Health Information Resource Center Digital Health Award.
‘Top Docs’ is supported with a grant from Alliant Health Solutions in memory of Tom Williams, its former CEO.
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