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GOP Medicaid Cuts Hit Rural America Hardest, Report Finds

Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Samantha Porter
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"Rural America carried President Donald Trump to his election night upset last November.

"Trump Country it may be, but rural counties and small towns also make up Medicaid Country — those parts of the nation whose low-income children and families are most dependent on the federal-state health insurance program, according to a report released Wednesday.

"Medicaid’s enrollment has swollen to more than 72 million in recent years, and the ranks of uninsured Americans has fallen to 9 percent in 2015 from 13 percent in 2013. That’s largely due to the Affordable Care Act, which allowed states to expand Medicaid eligibility with federal funds. Thirty-one states plus the District of Columbia did so..."

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