How will the health reform law affect health care and health insurance for Georgians? Federal agencies responsible for implementing the law still have to determine how the law will be interpreted. Yet, Georgia policymakers can prepare for an effective implementation by understanding the provisions of the law as it is currently written, how those provisions might alter current practices in Georgia, and what choices Georgia policymakers can make to shape the system. This brief is the second in a series on health reform. Upcoming communications will include: Community Implications and the Provider Impact.