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EmPower Magazine: Why Every State Should Support Medicaid Expansion

Young Invincibles’ Communications Fellow Eric VanDreason discusses the disparities left in States failing to expand Medicaid to the 4.8 million people who fall into the coverage gap:

“At 29 years-old, Rashid Fullah of Arlington, VA is very focused on his undergraduate studies at George Mason University but he faces an even bigger challenge: caring for his three younger cousins on top of school. His cousins lost their mother to a battle with breast cancer last year, and so Rashid – as their caregiver — realizes how important his own health is now. Yet he lacks health insurance, just as their mother did, and says he could really struggle unless the state of Virginia takes action.” Read more here.