Abigail Geiger

August 28, 2018

Medicaid is important to academic success

More than half of Louisiana children get health coverage through Medicaid, and the access provided by this coverage has vast implications on their ability to perform in school. To kick off the school year, the LBP’s Jeanie Donovan writes about the importance of Medicaid for children in Louisiana

Number of the Day

3 - the percentage that Louisiana’s population grew between 2010 and 2017, which is significantly lower than Texas and Florida at 13 and 12 percent. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times Picayune)