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One in Four Texas Moms Lacks Health Coverage

One in Four Texas Moms Lacks Health Coverage AUSTIN, Texas – Texas has the highest rate of uninsured women of childbearing age in the nation, with one in four lacking coverage, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. It says states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a 50% greater reduction in infant mortality than in non-expansion states. Laura Guerra-Cardus, deputy director of Children's Defense Fund–Texas, explained that to ensure women have healthy pregnancies and babies, women need health-care coverage throughout their lives. ...(Read More)
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