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posted 07/08/22

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A win for Medicaid expansion in South Dakota is a victory for public health, policy experts say, but now comes the work of ensuring the people who are eligible actually get enrolled.
On Election Day, South Dakotans will have the option on their ballot to expand Medicaid coverage.
Across the state, 16,000 adults are uninsured because they can’t afford private coverage, but their incomes disqualify them from Medicaid.