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New report: Medicaid expansion would save lives of children

A new report from by analyst Laila Bell at the group Action for Children NC entitled “Healthy Women, Healthy Babies,” [1] 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:

Read the entire report by clicking here [1].