Axios: Medicaid is the ACA’s workhorse


Medicaid expansion is working. We’ve seen that here in Ohio: Before the Affordable Care Act, one in three people in or near poverty were uninsured. After the law passed, that’s dropped to one in eight. Recent reports show that states that expanded Medicaid cover more people, with more stability. But as this administration continues to […]

It’s easy to talk about healthcare in terms of percentages and statistics. But those numbers represent real-life consequences for people across the country, including those with pre-existing conditions, those fighting cancer, and those with chronically ill family members. Having reliable healthcare can make a huge difference in people’s lives—which is why it’s such a shame […]

Reports are confirming what Ohioans already know: Medicaid expansion is working. The latest numbers demonstrate that expanding Medicaid has driven Ohio’s uninsured rate down—while helping people get the care they need and avoid other life-altering issues like medical debt. As Sherrod says, we need to defend the progress we’ve made in helping Americans get healthcare, […]

President Trump once promised: “You’re going to have such great healthcare, at a tiny fraction of the cost—and it’s going to be so easy.” But over a year later, this administration is doing all it can to make it so difficult for people to get the coverage they need. No matter what President Trump says, […]

Reports out this week demonstrate the powerful impact Medicaid expansion has had for Ohio families: Millions have benefited from the expansion, while the adult uninsured rate has fallen by nearly half since 2012. Sherrod knows we need to defend the undeniable progress we’ve made in helping the people who need coverage get the care they […]

Gayle Channing Tenenbaum has spent decades working tirelessly on behalf of Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens. Over the last 46 years, she and Sherrod have worked together to advocate for local, state and federal legislation to improve the lives of many children, youth, and families throughout Ohio and the country. Currently a consultant on Medicaid coverage […]

Sherrod is a champion for quality, affordable healthcare for all Ohioans—not just those at the top. From fighting for the Affordable Care Act to protecting Medicaid expansion to defending the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Sherrod is a reliable, powerful voice in ensuring as many people as possible have the care they deserve. Meanwhile, his […]

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