The Transylvania Times -

Children Could Lose Insurance With AHCA

 

May 29, 2017



Ninety-four percent of children in Transylvania have health insurance. That’s partly due to expansions in coverage created by the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and NC Health Choice.

New data released this month by NC Child, however, shows federal health care reform could significantly affect Transylvania County children’s access to health insurance, particularly for the more than 3,500 children covered by public health insurance programs.

“The gains we have made in children’s health insurance coverage are largely a result of investing in and strengthening public health insurance...



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