More than just about any other state, we will benefit from Medicaid expansion because our benefit levels are so low.”
John McInerney, health policy director at the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis.
The Richmond Times Dispatch reports that with Medicaid expansion, up to 425,000 of the 1 million uninsured Virginians can be eligible for health coverage.
The Supreme Court will decide within the next two weeks on the Affordable Care Act, which includes a Medicaid provision. A decision to turn over just the individual mandate would leave the Medicaid expansion in place.