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Health care squeezes the middle class

Middle-income workers in Louisiana who get health coverage through their jobs devote almost 16% of their pay to health insurance premiums and deductibles. That’s the second-largest […]

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Percent of  Medicaid expansion population that had at least one emergency room visit by the end of 2018. While emergency room visits among Medicaid recipients have increased in recent years, they have decreased among the expansion population. (Source: Medicaid annual report via Lafayette Daily Advertiser

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