In Florida, A Former Fast-Food Worker Lands In Medicaid Gap

Dr. Annelys Hernandez (left) checks out Cynthia Louis (right) in Florida International University's Mobile Health Center in Miami on March 3, 2015.i

Dr. Annelys Hernandez (left) checks out Cynthia Louis (right) in Florida International University’s Mobile Health Center in Miami on March 3, 2015.

Courtesy of WLRN/Peter Andrew Bosch/Miami Herald


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Dr. Annelys Hernandez (left) checks out Cynthia Louis (right) in Florida International University's Mobile Health Center in Miami on March 3, 2015.

Dr. Annelys Hernandez (left) checks out Cynthia Louis (right) in Florida International University’s Mobile Health Center in Miami on March 3, 2015.

Courtesy of WLRN/Peter Andrew Bosch/Miami Herald

The Affordable Care Act got a big boost from the Supreme Court in June. But some states are still dealing with fallout from a previous Supreme Court decision that left it up to states to decide whether or not to expand Medicaid.

In Florida, which opted not to expand, about 850,000 people were left in health care

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/07/11/421485428/in-florida-a-former-fast-food-worker-lands-in-medicaid-gap?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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