Medicaid Expansion A State Decision, People of Color May Left Uninsured


The recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) established that Medicaid expansion is a state decision.

Recent findings show that people of all races and ethnicities will be unreasonably affected by state decisions on whether or not to expand Medicaid. Medicaid coverage helps poor families improve their health. Without Medicaid, it increases financial privations caused by medical expenses or debt.


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