Monday, December 9, 2013
Here's how the GOP controlled states keep poor people uninsured:
Americans Discover They're Trapped In GOP's Medicaid Expansion Gap
"But in 25 states, that robust interest has a downside: Navigators are forced to tell more and more people that they probably won't be able to get covered because their states, all of which had a GOP-controlled legislative chamber or governor, have refused to expand Medicaid. Lynne Thorp, who is overseeing the University of South Florida's navigator program in that state, told TPM that about one in four people who contact her team fall into that Medicaid gap.
"Those are hardest phone calls because it doesn't make any sense to them," Thorp said. "We have to explain that they fall into this gap where this program can't assist them."
GOP governors and legislatures to America's uninsured poor their states:
YOU'RE TOO POOR TO AFFORD HEALTH INSURANCE?
HO! HO! HO!