Bill Would Create Medicaid Look-Alike For People In Coverage Gap

By Maya Goldman / July 13, 2021 at 1:10 PM
Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA), along with Sens. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), introduced a bill Monday (July 12) that would direct CMS to create a federal program like Medicaid that’s administered by CMS and available to people in non-Medicaid expansion states who earn up to 138% of the federal poverty level. The senators hope to get the bill into Democrats’ upcoming reconciliation package. Meanwhile, Democrats on the House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means committees also are...

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