Without Medicaid Expansion, 1 Million Texans Lack Insurance Options

Texas has the greatest number of poor, uninsured adults who will fall in a "coverage gap" created by states that chose not to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation. One million of the 5.2 million Americans who won't have health insurance options available under the new law reside in Texas, according to the report. 

“The ACA was passed with the goal of filling in gaps in the availability of affordable health coverage in the United States,” the report states. “With many states opting ...

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