Clyburn Steps Up Medicaid Expansion Push; Study Shows Benefit For SC

By Maya Goldman / July 7, 2021 at 1:25 PM
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) plans to tout the benefits of Medicaid expansion during a series of town halls in his state over the next two weeks, coming as a new report by advocacy group Protect Our Care finds over 325,000 people in South Carolina could gain coverage and rural hospitals might not shutter if the state were to expand Medicaid. A spokesperson for Clyburn said Tuesday (July 6) that closing the Medicaid coverage gap remains the lawmaker’s priority...

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