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Medicaid Expansion


Last updated 10/25/2021 at 9:52am

County Commissioners Chappell, McCall and Chapman need to go. Their rejection of a resolution that would have supported Medicaid expansion, which six other rural WNC counties have passed, demonstrates not just their insupportable dogma but their ignorance of facts — even after these facts were presented in credible fashion (for example, that expansion would provide health insurance to almost 2,000 low-wage Transylvanians; and that the county would reap nearly $12 million in new business activity and 71 jobs).

And, by the way, Transylvanians pay for the expansion already through federal...

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