In a new brief, authors Peter Shin, Jessica Sharac and Sara Rosenbaum estimate that more than 5 million health center patients would have gained coverage had all states participated in a sweeping Medicaid expansion.  However, nearly half of all CHCs are located in the 25 states that have opted out of the expansion. As a result, more than a million uninsured CHC patients who would have been covered under a nationwide Medicaid expansion will be left without the protection of health insurance.

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