Medicaid Expansion: Much Debated but still not Studied in Georgia

Andy Miller

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

With a troubled state budget, Louisiana is banking on an extra $184 million in savings.

That’s the amount that Louisiana officials have projected the state would save by expanding its Medicaid program to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. The $184 million would offset some of Louisiana’s huge deficit, largely due to hard times in the state’s vital energy industry.

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