REMINDER: This election is also about whether millions gain health insurance or tens of millions will lose it
Medicaid expansion and the ending of discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions are the greatest victories for working Americans in generations
Rejoice, fellow Americans who don’t enjoying seeing your fellow Americans die of indifference! More than 200,000 Louisianians will have health insurance on July 1 because the state elected a Democratic governor last year.
And this could just be the beginning of the good news for Medicaid expansion, the aspect of Obamacare that most directly takes on income inequality by taxing the well-off a bit to get the working poor basic health coverage.
“If it becomes obvious the Affordable Care Act won’t be repealed, a number of states will opt into the expansion fairly quickly,” Louisiana’s new governor John Edwards told Modern Healthcare.…Read more ›