"Given their high uninsured rates and low incomes, people of color will be disproportionately impacted by [the Medicaid expansion] coverage gap, particularly poor uninsured Black adults residing in the southern region of the country where most states are not moving forward with the expansion."
The newly-approved plan is a slightly more conservative version of a similar Medicaid expansion proposal already in place in Arkansas. Hundreds of thousands of more Americans could get coverage if more red states adopt the approaches.
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Gaps in veterans' health coverage, trouble processing medical claims, and a skyrocketing number of veterans returning from duty with mental illnesses who can't get timely care are just some of the problems with America's health care safety net for veterans.