Senate Medicaid Gap Champions Press Schumer To Embrace House Fix

By Amy Lotven / September 17, 2021 at 8:05 AM
The trio of Senate Democrats championing a federal solution to the Medicaid gap are pressing Senate leaders to include the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s hybrid policy in the upper chamber’s reconciliation package, arguing that in addition to reducing the uninsured rate in the non-expansion states, fixing the gap would deliver on Democrats’ promise to address racial and ethnic disparities. The push comes after a congressional briefing document on the emerging Senate reconciliation package indicates only $200 billion-plus total will...

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