Medicaid expansion could create 28,500 jobs in Alabama, advocates say

Advocates of Medicaid expansion in Alabama said adding low-income adults to the program could create 28,500 jobs in the state, according to a study from the Commonwealth Fund, a health care policy foundation.The announcement follows months of effort by advocacy groups to persuade Gov. Kay Ivey to expand the safety net program, even after legislators failed to act during the session that ended last month., Read More.

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