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Medicaid Expansion bill now resides in Senate; No word on when it’ll come up for a vote

Posted on AllSides February 29th, 2024
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Following a historic vote by the House of Representatives to expand Medicaid, what happens next? Well, the bill now goes over to the Senate. However, Senators have their own Medicaid Expansion bill they want to take up first before taking up the House’s bill. ”This has been a tremendous leap for Mississippi,” said Sylvia-Nicole Cecchi, who’s the Project Coordinator for Care4Mississippi. “We’re just excited to see that our legislators are finally bridging the gap between public opinion and public policy.” The group has been advocating for...

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