Medicaid; expansion; fraud; health care; low income; Rep. Rick Edmonds; Jan Moller; eligibility; Louisiana Legislative Auditor

April 23, 2019

Setting the record straight on Medicaid expansion…again

Medicaid expansion saves the state money and creates jobs, and is popular with Louisiana residents. Louisiana is also a national leader in investigating Medicaid fraud, which typically involves providers, not patients. But opponents of the program continue to recycle some tired, misleading tropes about the health care program that provides coverage for more than 1.7 million Louisianans earning low incomes.Read more...