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Inside CMS - 10/10/2019

Pregnant Immigrants Will Be Unable To Use Medicaid For U.S. Entry

By Chelsea Cirruzzo
October 8, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Pregnant women legally immigrating to the United States who would have otherwise been eligible for Medicaid in certain states will now be unable to get visas unless they get short-term health plans to enter the United States under a Trump administration proclamation issued on Friday (Oct. 4). The White House released a proclamation late Friday accusing lawful immigrants of draining the health care system and demanding that immigrants seeking to lawfully enter the country first prove that they can either...


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