More than 4 million people have enrolled in Medicaid coverage during the coronavirus pandemic, a key reason why the nation’s uninsured rate does not appear to have dramatically increased in 2020.
More than 200,000 Oklahomans will qualify for the state’s Medicaid expansion. That coverage is in jeopardy, however, because of the lawsuit targeting the Affordable Care Act.
Cancer deaths have dropped more in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act than in states that did not, new research reveals.
If lawmakers expanded Medicaid, 634,000 people—59% of the state’s uninsured population—would gain health care coverage by 2022.
The percentage of enrollees who saw a primary care doctor in a given year doubled to nearly 90%.