Bennet’s Health Plan Would Expand Medicare, Medicaid For Seniors, Moms

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / July 26, 2019 at 5:31 PM
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) released a rural health plan Friday (July 26) that includes proposed improvements to Medicare and Medicaid, particularly for seniors and new mothers, following on the heels of other presidential hopefuls who have released health plans to address rural populations, seniors, and mothers. Bennet proposes expanding Medicaid coverage up to six months postpartum for new mothers, noting that in rural areas new mothers face higher mortality rates. The proposal echoes maternal advocates who have...

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