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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 Wed, Feb, 22 Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texas The judge ruled that the state did not support claims that the organization violated medical or ethical standards related to abortion procedures. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texas The judge ruled that the state did not support claims that the organization violated medical or ethical standards related to abortion procedures. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Google's Waze Plans Expansion of Ride-Sharing Service Google is planning to dramatically expand a carpool service on its navigation app Waze, setting the tech giant on a collision course with the ride-sharing industry. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Google's Waze Plans Expansion of Ride-Sharing Service Google is planning to dramatically expand a carpool service on its navigation app Waze, setting the tech giant on a collision course with the ride-sharing industry. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Brooklyn Bridge Park Expansion Set to Open in 2017 Brooklyn Bridge Park, which stretches 1.3 miles along the East River, is set to expand this year with more winding paths, lawns and a multi-level boathouse near a marina that opened in 2016. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Google's Waze Plans Expansion of Ride-Sharing Service Google is planning to dramatically expand a carpool service on its navigation app Waze, setting the tech giant on a collision course with the ride-sharing industry. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Google's Waze Plans Expansion of Ride-Sharing Service Google is planning to dramatically expand a carpool service on its navigation app Waze, setting the tech giant on a collision course with the ride-sharing industry. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Google's Waze Plans Expansion of Ride-Sharing Service Google is planning to dramatically expand a carpool service on its navigation app Waze, setting the tech giant on a collision course with the ride-sharing industry. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Google's Waze Plans Expansion of Ride-Sharing Service Google is planning to dramatically expand a carpool service on its popular navigation app Waze, setting the tech giant on a collision course with the ride-sharing industry. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Feb, 22 Viewpoints: Health Policy Moves Back To Town Halls; GOP Wrestles With Medicaid Debate A selection of opinions on health care from around the country. Source: kaiser health news 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.