Atlanta Legal Aid Georgia To Cut 30,000 Poor, Elderly And Disabled From Medicaid By Leighton Rowell & Virginia Prescott • Jun 18, 2019 Max Pixel Earlier in June, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that 17,000 poor, elderly or disabled Georgians had lost their Medicaid benefits. The Georgia Department of Community Health said their accounts were terminated for not responding to renewal notices. Now, the AJC reports state officials have revealed the full number of people slated to lose Medicaid is closer to 30,000. Why Atlanta Evicts More Tenants Than Most Cities By Celeste Headlee & Trevor Young • Nov 20, 2017 Jeff Chiu / AP Photo Atlanta has the third highest eviction rate in the country. That’s according to a new study by the rental service Apartment List. The eviction rate is just below six percent, right behind Memphis and Phoenix. We talk with Kimberly Charles, an attorney with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society.