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Report: States that Expanded Medicaid Saw Significant Drop in Uninsured Workers

A new report from the nonprofit healthcare interest group Families USA notes how the number of workers who were uninsured in 2014 declined significantly more in states that expanded Medicaid than in states that did not. Texas is one of 19 states that declined Medicaid funding made available through the Affordable Care Act. We learn […]

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A new report from the nonprofit healthcare interest group Families USA notes how the number of workers who were uninsured in 2014 declined significantly more in states that expanded Medicaid than in states that did not. Texas is one of 19 states that declined Medicaid funding made available through the Affordable Care Act.

We learn more from the report’s co-author, Andrea Callow.

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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