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Democrats Pressure Biden on Medicaid After Voting to End Protections

Posted on AllSides August 28th, 2023
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Democrats on Capitol Hill are pressuring President Joe Biden's administration to take action after reports that states were disenrolling thousands of Medicaid recipients following a recent congressional vote to end protections for Medicaid recipients set during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The calls come amid a rapid unraveling of protections established at the start of the pandemic under former President Donald Trump. At that time, a Democratic-led Congress enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which included requirements that Medicaid programs keep people continuously enrolled through the end of the public health...

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