How Medicaid Expansion Improved the Life of Idaho Mother Raising Two Children with Disabilities on Her Own

[Editor’s Note: Anita Sackuvich, a single mother with two disabled children who has been living without health insurance, joined Close the Gap Idaho at a press conference on January 6, 2020 to share her excitement about enrolling in coverage through Idaho’s Medicaid expansion. After facing mounting medical debt from a lifesaving surgery, Anita finally has health […]

Nation’s Youngest Children Lose Health Coverage at an Alarming Rate

Introduction Until recently, the U.S. has experienced a consistent, annual decline in the number and rate of uninsured children in most states. Beginning in 2016, however, the trend reversed and the nation’s children experienced widespread coverage losses for the first time in many years. The youngest children were not spared from this inversion. As with […]