ACTION ALERT: Don’t Leave Latinos Uninsured, Urge Your Governor to Expand Medicaid!

February 7, 2014

Contact: Luis Torres, latorres at LULAC.org, (202) 833-6130

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 10.2 million uninsured Latinos will have an opportunity to receive affordable health insurance coverage. Health reform is already making a difference in our community. It has created new coverage options for Latinos, particularly for those with pre-existing conditions. However, there is more to be done! The Affordable Care Act provides states with additional federal funding to expand their Medicaid program, thus increasing health insurance coverage for millions of hardworking Latino families. Yet, 24 states have not yet expanded Medicaid leaving many Latinos uninsured.

STATES THAT HAVE NOT EXPANDED MEDICAID
Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

ACTION ALERT: If your state is on the list, please contact your governor today and urge them not leave Latinos uninsured and expand Medicaid today! Click here.

If your state is not on the list, please contact your Governor today and thank them for not leaving Latinos uninsured and expanding Medicaid. Click here.

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