Schumer: Space To Close Medicaid Coverage Gap In Budget Resolution

By Maya Goldman / July 14, 2021 at 11:50 AM
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) told Inside Health Policy Wednesday morning there is space for legislation to close the so-called Medicaid coverage gap in the $3.5 trillion budget resolution Democrats agreed to Tuesday night (July 13). That resolution provides the framework for Democrats’ go-it-alone reconciliation package. Schumer did not give details on how much money could be devoted to closing the Medicaid coverage gap. Schumer announced Tuesday night that the budget resolution would include money to add dental,...

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