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FAH Leader Comments on Medicaid Buy-In Bill

February 14, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation, Medicaid

The FAH is unwavering in its strong support for expanding coverage to Americans who lack insurance. However, we shouldn’t waive the white flag on Medicaid expansion and leave millions of Americans in the coverage gap.  Any legislation to expand coverage must avoid disrupting the insurance millions of Americans already depend on. Instead, we should focus on encouraging more states to expand Medicaid to their low-income residents.