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The Supreme Court decision allows states to choose whether or not to expand health care coverage through Medicaid. If all states approve expansion, more than 15 million uninsured adults will become newly eligible for health insurance.
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REASONS TO SUPPORT MEDICAID EXPANSION  
In The News
http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Dec, 09 Democratic Senators Seek Assurances From Trump About Plans For Medicare, Medicaid In a letter to the president-elect, 21 senators remind him of his promises during the campaign not to cut spending for the two popular federal programs and question whether recent comments and postings on his website suggest a change of heart. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Dec, 09 Research Roundup: Surgeons And Supply Costs; Medicaid And Dental Needs; HIV Diagnosis Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Dec, 09 Many Parents With Job-Based Coverage Still Turn To Medicaid, CHIP To Insure Kids Researcher says the reliance on public programs is a lesson for lawmakers who will be considering renewing CHIP next year. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Dec, 08 Federal Officials Approve Arkansas’ Plan To Revamp Medicaid Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says the Obama administration gave a green light to his proposals, which include referring unemployed Medicaid enrollees to voluntary worker training and some small co-payments, as well as some incentives for business to provide insurance. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Dec, 07 Coverage For Gender-Transition Care Goes Into Effect In New York Medically necessary hormone treatment and surgeries for transgender youths are now covered by Medicaid. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Tue, Dec, 06 Obama Defends His Antiterror Strategy President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his strategy for combating terrorism, despite the emergence on his watch of the Islamic State group and the expansion of the conflict in Syria. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Tue, Dec, 06 Obama Defends His Antiterror Strategy President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his strategy for combating terrorism, despite the emergence on his watch of the Islamic State group and the expansion of the conflict in Syria. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Tue, Dec, 06 Obama Defends His Antiterror Strategy President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his strategy for combating terrorism, despite the emergence on his watch of the Islamic State group and the expansion of the conflict in Syria. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Tue, Dec, 06 'I've Always Felt Like I've Been a Girl' Mia Ballard, a 15-year-old formerly known as John, was a plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit that successfully challenged New York restrictions on Medicaid gender-transition care. She is now taking puberty blockers. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Tue, Dec, 06 'I've Always Felt Like I've Been a Girl' Mia Ballard, a 15-year-old formerly known as John, was a plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit that successfully challenged New York restrictions on Medicaid gender-transition care. She is now taking puberty blockers. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org
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