November 9, 2022
Access & Coverage
  • Voters in South Dakota Tuesday approved a ballot measure to extend Medicaid benefits to more than 40,000 low-income adults. The measure – known in South Dakota as “Constitutional Amendment D” – would extend Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act so that anybody making less than 133 percent of the federal poverty level (about $18,000 for an individual or $36,900 for a family of four) would qualify for Medicaid coverage. The vote is a political blow to Republican Governor Kristi Noem, who opposed the ballot initiative. (Article here)