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Snyder Requests Expanded Medicaid Support For Flint Residents

The increased coverage would mean that all pregnant women and young people who used Flint’s water would be eligible for help.

The Associated Press: Gov. Snyder Seeks More Medicaid Coverage for Flint Residents
Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the federal government to expand Medicaid coverage to people under 21 and pregnant women who have been exposed to Flint's lead-contaminated water. In a statement released Sunday, Snyder says about 15,000 more Flint residents would benefit if the government approves the request. The governor says the state would help by lining up doctors and behavioral health specialists and providing other services. (2/14)

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