New moms are quickly cut off Medicaid in much of the South. Why it matters that some states are considering a change

If you’re a pregnant person in most Southern states, there’s a better than average chance that your prenatal checkups, delivery and other healthcare are covered by Medicaid. But if you’re covered by Medicaid for your pregnancy care, there’s also a better than average chance you’ll lose that coverage two months after the birth of your baby. Why does that matter? Why should non-birthing people care? Here’s our quick and easy explainer on pregnancy Medicaid – and the changes that might be coming for Southerners:
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