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As the number of coronavirus cases and deaths continue to tick up around the country, an estimated 13% of people in Shelby County are facing the pandemic without health insurance.
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This story was produced by Ida Mojadad, a participant in the 2019 Data Fellowship, who is investigating the efficacy of the health access program Healthy SF in San Francisco....
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This story was produced by Ida Mojadad, a participant in the 2019 Data Fellowship, who is investigating the efficacy of the health access program Healthy SF in San Francisco. Her other stories include: Workers may get cash payout from medical reimbursement accounts Millions left sitting in medi
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Years of attacks on the ACA leave families in constant fear of losing coverage. The pandemic raises the stakes for millions of people.
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Do we want to go back to the days when a woman had to stay in a bad marriage just to have coverage?
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"If I’m going to die, I’m going to die at home. I don’t want to go to the hospital. I’m going to stay here, for I don’t want to leave behind any more problems than we already have.”
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This story was produced as a larger project by Valeria Fernandez for the 2020 National Fellowship, focusing on how indigenous, immigrant communities and people of color have been organizing before and during the pandemic in communities of care to find support and healing.
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Hundreds of studies show Medicaid expansion saves lives. So why do lawmakers reject the program or impose punitive rules during a pandemic that hit low-income Black and Brown people so hard?
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The loss of a job shouldn't mean the loss of health care or devastating medical bills. Here's what states can do now to help.
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Now more than ever, reporters need to be ready to communicate coverage alternatives to their audiences as layoffs sweep the nation.

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