Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Rural Trump voters hurt most when states don’t expand Medicaid

September 25, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

A new study compared uninsured rates from 2008-2009 and 2015-2016 by the the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and the University of North Carolina Rural Health Research Program. It examined insurance coverage in 46 states with significant rural populations and found a disparity between low-income adults living in rural areas and small towns versus those living in metropolitan areas. See details here