Trump Country sees majority of new enrollees under Va.’s Medicaid expansion (Virginia Mercury)

“There’s this image of Medicaid as a program that is primarily of benefit to the inner cities, but the reality in Virginia and many other places is that large numbers of people living in rural communities lack health care,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington. “Medicaid expansion is extraordinarily beneficial for people living in those counties that supported Trump.”

Trump Country sees majority of new enrollees under Va.’s Medicaid expansion