Medicaid is public health insurance in the United States for people with low income. Many states were given the option to expand Medicaid after the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, an option opposed by many conservatives. Some opioid addicts face difficulties because they have Medicaid insurance that doesn’t cover their necessary treatments.
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...public health measures in place as Massachusetts, and its legislature turns down attempts to pass Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act, denying a potential $6.6 million in federal... (full context)