Medicaid A Safety Net For This Upstate New York Couple

Print More
https://ondemand.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/wbur/media/2017/07/20170704_hereandnow_medicaid-cuts-new-york.mp3?ft=nprml&f=535519111

Barb and Louie Emerson live in the Finger Lakes region of New York and they have their share of health problems. Barb has ovarian cancer; Louie recently had knee surgery. Due to their low income, the couple qualify for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of the program.

Bret Jaspers (@bretjaspers) of Here & Now contributor WSKG reports on the couple and their concerns about possible Medicaid cuts, even as they near the age requirement for Medicare.

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *