Julie Appleby, Patricia Borns, The Miami Herald

Posts by Julie Appleby, Patricia Borns, The Miami Herald

Policy

Medicaid expansion — The latest immigration issue

Florida lawmakers backing expansion of the state’s Medicaid program plan to mount a new argument this legislative session: That voting against extending the program would deprive low-income U.S. citizens of access to insurance that’s available to some legal immigrants. At issue is a little-noticed provision of the federal health law that allows some low-income immigrants […]