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Medicaid expansion

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New research has some surprising findings that challenge old assumptions about Medicaid.
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Holdout states are turning to some surprising tactics to keep voter-led pushes for Medicaid expansion off the table.
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State legislators in a dozen states continue to oppose expansion, with their talking points echoing across state lines.
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As the Supreme Court considers a challenge to the landmark law, a new study reveals important benefits for low-income women.
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What Donald Trump and Joe Biden have said about five important heath policy issues likely to be on the table in the next administration.
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By not expanding Medicaid, Mississippi is hurting uninsured people with mental illness, many of whom often end up in jail or psychiatric wards, and putting medical providers at risk, some say. Others say expansion would only pump money into a broken mental health system.

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After decades of advocacy, the First Step Act, signed into law in December 2018, would immediately allow many who were set to die in prison a second chance.
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The term-limited Phil Bryant has been holding secret talks after an election that showed strong support for the Obamacare program in red states.
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The election breakthroughs in states such as Nebraska, Utah and Idaho suggest the national conversation on universal coverage is changing.
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The expansion of Medicaid has been key to getting more homeless people permanently housed in Los Angeles and beyond.

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