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Low-Income Population

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Stuck In The Coverage Gap: Low-Income Women In States Not Expanding Medicaid Face Major Barriers To Critical Health Care Services

Access to affordable health coverage is important for everyone, but it is a particularly salient issue for women. Women more often manage multiple chronic conditions and pay more than men in out-of-pocket costs, which makes them particularly vulnerable to health care costs. As a result, their health care needs go unmet, with women routinely foregoing … Continue reading

Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion Has Already Cut The Number Of Uninsured West Virginians By A Third

Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion Has Already Cut The Number Of Uninsured West Virginians By A Third Think Progress —  West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s (D) decision to accept Obamacare’s optional Medicaid expansion last spring is already paying off in a big way for the large number of poor and uninsured people in the state. According … Continue reading

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