Senate Republicans reject plan to expand Medicaid, provide health care coverage to 300,000 more Mississippians

Senate Republicans rejected two efforts late Tuesday afternoon to expand Medicaid, which would provide coverage to an estimated 300,000 Mississippians who cannot otherwise afford health care. Mississippi, the poorest state in the nation and one of just 12 U.S. states not to expand Medicaid, would receive an estimated $1 billion per year in federal funds from the program.Mississippi Today, Read More.

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