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Texans brace for the end of nearly three years of pandemic Medicaid coverage

Millions of Texans — mostly children, young adults and new moms — stayed on Medicaid for the duration of the pandemic. The state will soon start reevaluating eligibility.

Alexandria Robertson shows her daughters Novah and Kellani-Ari Wilson ultrasound pictures from her pregnancies in their home in Manor, TX on Feb. 2, 2023.

Two-year-old Novah Wilson and her one-year-old sister Kellani-Ari drive a toy car down the hallway on Feb. 2, 2023 in Manor, TX.
Kellani-Ari Wilson picks up her refilled sippy-cup on the kitchen counter in Manor, TX, on Feb. 2, 2023.

Three years of coverage

Alexandria Robertson reads to her daughters Kellani-Ari and Novah Wilson in their playroom in Manor, TX on Feb. 2, 2023.

The great unwinding begins

Alexandria Robertson reaches for her daughter Kellani-Ari Wilson in her bedroom in Manor, TX, on Feb. 2, 2023.

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