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The Supreme Court decision allows states to choose whether or not to expand health care coverage through Medicaid. If all states approve expansion, more than 15 million uninsured adults will become newly eligible for health insurance.
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REASONS TO SUPPORT MEDICAID EXPANSION  
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http://www.coverage-counts.org Sat, Jul, 23 Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme The Justice Department unsealed charges in its largest-ever single criminal health-care fraud case, charging three individuals with improperly billing more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Sat, Jul, 23 Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme The Justice Department unsealed charges in its largest-ever single criminal health-care fraud case, charging three individuals with improperly billing more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jul, 22 Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme The Justice Department unsealed charges in its largest-ever single criminal health-care fraud case, charging three individuals with improperly billing more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jul, 22 Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme The Justice Department unsealed charges in its largest-ever single criminal health-care fraud case, charging three individuals with improperly billing more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jul, 22 U.S. Says Florida Network Defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of Over $1 Billion Federal prosecutors charged three people, saying a scheme at a network of nursing and assisted-living facilities operated over a period of 14 years. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jul, 22 Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme The Justice Department unsealed charges in its largest-ever single criminal health-care fraud case, charging three individuals with improperly billing more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jul, 22 Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme The Justice Department unsealed charges in its largest-ever single criminal health-care fraud case, charging three individuals with improperly billing more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jul, 22 Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme The Justice Department Friday unsealed charges in its largest-ever single criminal health-care fraud case, charging three individuals with improperly billing more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jul, 22 Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme The Justice Department Friday unsealed charges in its largest-ever single criminal health-care fraud case, charging three individuals with improperly billing more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Jul, 22 U.S. Says Florida Network Defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of Over $1 Billion Federal prosecutors charged three people, saying a scheme at a network of nursing and assisted-living facilities operated over a period of 14 years. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org
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Louisiana

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Download Louisiana’s factsheets outlining how the Medicaid expansion impacts these areas on the state level:

  1. Economy
  2. Health Benefits
  3. Individuals
 

State Facts

  1. Louisiana will save $267 million a year on uncompensated care.
  2. The estimated cost savings for Louisiana to expand health care coverage to newly eligible individuals through Medicaid is $1.24 billion.
  3. 330,000 individuals are eligible for Medicaid benefits if Louisiana chooses to participate in expansion.