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Poor Appear to be Healthier in States with Expanded Benefits

Low-income people in Arkansas and Kentucky – where Medicaid was expanded to cover everyone below a certain income threshold – are healthier than their peers in Texas.

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Low-income people in Arkansas and Kentucky — where Medicaid was expanded to cover everyone below a certain income threshold — are healthier than their peers in Texas, where Medicaid coverage was not extended, according to a newly-published study. (The New York Times)

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