Coalition Presses Senate To Adopt House’s Permanent Medicaid Gap Fix

By Maya Goldman / September 17, 2021 at 6:52 PM
Southerners for Medicaid Expansion on Friday (Sept. 17) urged Democratic senators to support the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s plan for closing the so-called Medicaid coverage gap as a racial justice priority. The letter, signed by almost 400 health and equity advocacy organizations, indicates mounting concern that the Senate is planning to release a less-robust proposal for closing the gap. The letter comes after a briefing document from the Senate Democratic caucus obtained by Inside Health Policy said the...

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