August 17, 2022
Access & Coverage
  • Republican-led states that have not yet expanded Medicaid coverage to people living below 138 percent of the poverty line are showing signs of shifting their position. According to experts, there are four reasons why these states are open to Medicaid expansion: federal funding, COVID-19 policies that automatically extended Medicaid access and could result in millions losing coverage when allowances are lifted next year, politics and Medicaid expansion’s broad popularity, and improving rural health care access. (Article here)