|Posted on 4/11/2018 1:22:00 AM.|
Governor John Bel Edwards
and state Health Secretary Dr. Rebekah Gee unveiled a report on the economic
impact of Medicaid expansion. Edwards says according to the LSU report,
Louisiana is saving 317-million dollars in state money and providing medical
care to those who can’t afford it
|Medicaid expansion, John Bel Edwards, Dr. Rebekah Gee|
|Posted on 8/11/2016 10:40:00 AM.|
Enrollment in the expanded Medicaid program is exceeding the goals set by the Louisiana Department of Health extremely fast. LDH Secretary Dr. Rebekah Gee says they hope to enroll 375-thousand people by next June. She says the state has reached 73% of its enrollment goal in less than 50 days, and well surpassed the goal they had set for this July as well.
|Dr. Rebekah Gee, LDH, Medicaid expansion|
|Posted on 6/1/2016 12:36:00 PM.|
Today Louisianans can start enrolling in the newly expanded Medicaid program. Governor John Bel Edwards says he wants a better quality of life and better health outcomes for the people of this state, and he says that starts with access to coverage.
|John Bel Edwards, Dr. Rebekah Gee, Medicaid expansion enrollment|