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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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http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Republicans aimed for Obamacare, hit Medicaid, face tumultuous debate For President Trump, Sen. Mitch McConnell and tens of millions of Americans who receive health coverage through Medicaid or by buying policies as individuals, it’s all coming down to one, big gamble on the Senate floor. Within days — most likely Thursday or Friday of next week — the Senate wil... Source: los angelas times http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Republican plans for Obamacare hit Medicaid, face tumultuous debate For President Trump, Sen. Mitch McConnell and tens of millions of Americans who receive health coverage through Medicaid or by buying policies as individuals, it’s all coming down to one, big gamble on the Senate floor. Within days — most likely Thursday or Friday of next week — the Senate wil... Source: los angelas times http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Senate Health Bill Sets Up Showdown Among GOP Senate Republican leaders released a proposal that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the health-care system by changing and cutting funding for Medicaid. It isn’t clear if the bill could attract more centrist Republicans without alienating the most con... Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Planned Parenthood Restriction Could Pose Problem for Centrist Senators The Senate health bill released Thursday strips federal Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood Federation of America for one year and tightens restrictions on abortion coverage, creating potential sticking points for centrist senators. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Senate Health Bill Sets Up Showdown Among GOP Senate Republican leaders released a proposal that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the health-care system by changing and cutting funding for Medicaid. It isn’t clear if the bill could attract more centrist Republicans without alienating the most con... Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Tough Talk On GOP Plans For Medicaid After the release of the Senate Republican health plan, opinion writers look at what would become of people who benefited from the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion and the proposals to change the program. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 With Health Plan, GOP Would Drastically Cut Medicaid And Fundamentally Reshape Program On Thursday, Republican leaders released the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their version of repeal-and-replace legislation for the Affordable Care Act. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Senate Health Bill Sets Up Showdown Among GOP Senate Republican leaders released a proposal that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the health-care system by changing and cutting funding for Medicaid. It isn’t clear if the bill could attract more centrist Republicans without alienating the most con... Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Senate Health Bill Sets Up Showdown Among GOP Senate Republican leaders released a proposal that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the health-care system by changing and cutting funding for Medicaid. It isn’t clear if the bill could attract more centrist Republicans without alienating the most con... Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jun, 23 Poll: Most Americans Unaware GOP Plans Would Make Deep Funding Cuts To Medicaid The survey also found public support for program changes that would place work requirements on beneficiaries and make drug testing a condition of enrollment. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org
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South Dakota

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Download South Dakota’s factsheets outlining how the Medicaid expansion impacts these areas on the state level:

  1. Economy
  2. Health Benefits
  3. Individuals
 

State Facts

  1. South Dakota will save $62 million a year on uncompensated care.
  2. The estimated cost savings for South Dakota to expand health care coverage to newly eligible individuals through Medicaid is $157 million.
  3. 40,000 individuals are eligible for Medicaid benefits if South Dakota chooses to participate in expansion.