Few Options for Working Poor in States that Block Medicaid Expansion

Adults earning below the federal poverty level who live in the 26 states that have either rejected Medicaid expansion or have yet to commit to it will be ineligible for a federal subsidy to help them buy coverage on the health insurance exchanges.

1 comments on "Few Options for Working Poor in States that Block Medicaid Expansion"
Phyllis Kritek (9/6/2013 at 5:16 PM)

Thank you for disseminating the work of the Commonwealth Fund. Their work on the ACA provides some of the most in depth comprehensive analysis available, and emerges from a place where health care is itself a value, rather than merely a commodity. I'd like to think that the definition of poverty you share with your readers would itself be unsettling to health care providers. That we would, as a society, knowingly withhold health care from these, the least fortunate among us, stuns me. The 40 House votes to repeal the ACA without offering an alternative is not a statement about political ideology; it is a statement about moral choice.


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