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How one grandmother fell into the health insurance gap — and why the Build Back Better plan could help cover Texans like her

At least 770,000 Texans are ineligible for both Medicaid and health insurance subsidies through the state-run marketplaces.

Perla Rosalez, 50, poses for a photo with the medication she began taking after she had COVID-19, at her home in Mercedes on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021.

In the gap 

Sidestepping Medicaid expansion

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