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Mississippi's Republican-led House will consider Medicaid expansion for the first time

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2024
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JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi is one step closer to what would be a landmark shift in health care policy, with the Republican-led House preparing to debate expansion of Medicaid benefits to hundreds of thousands more residents in one of the poorest states in the U.S. The House Medicaid Committee on Tuesday advanced the bill, which would increase eligibility for Medicaid, a health insurance program that covers low-income people. Those making up to 138% of the federal poverty level, or $20,120 annually for a single person, would be eligible under the...

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https://washingtonpost.com/national/2024/02/27/mississippi-medicaid-expansion/39df3140-d5d7-11ee-82ad-c2391b06a8f5_story.html

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