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New report: Medicaid expansion would save lives of children
Posted By Rob Schofield On October 22, 2013 @ 2:14 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
A new report from by analyst Laila Bell at the group Action for Children NC entitled “Healthy Women, Healthy Babies,”  puts the decision of the Governor and General Assembly not to expand Medicaid into pretty sharp relief. Its common sense conclusion: expanding Medicaid to cover hundreds of thousands of low-income North Carolinians as is made possible by the Affordable Care Act would, literally, save the lives of a lot of infants born to poor moms.
Here are the key findings:
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URLs in this post:
 A new report from by analyst Laila Bell at the group Action for Children NC entitled “Healthy Women, Healthy Babies,”: http://www.ncchild.org/sites/default/files/2013_Healthy%20Women,%20Healthy%20Babies.pdf
 New Report: Children’s health coverage rising, at historic high: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/11/20/new-report-childrens-health-coverage-rising-at-historic-high/
 CR: Why should a childless man have to buy maternity coverage? It’s all about sharing the risk: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/11/08/cr-why-should-a-childless-man-have-to-buy-maternity-coverage-its-all-about-sharing-the-risk/
 McCrory: Special session on Medicaid expansion “out of the question” (Audio): http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/10/29/mccrory-special-session-on-medicaid-expansion-out-of-the-question-audio/
 McCrory administration report contradicts past claims about benefits of Medicaid expansion: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/11/06/mccrory-administration-report-contradicts-past-claims-about-benefits-of-medicaid-expansion/
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