Feds rescind health care funding agreement that would have paid for care for uninsured, poor Texans after 2022

The Washington Post, citing two federal health officials, said the decision was a bid to push Texas toward expanding Medicaid.

By Shannon Najmabadi

Patrick Bresette, head of the Children’s Defense Fund, said that “the waiver was always intended to serve as a temporary bridge until the state implemented a coverage option — with federal Medicaid expansion funds — for low-wage workers whose jobs don’t provide health insurance.”

This story originally published by the Texas Tribune.

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