Medicaid Crisis in the Territories

Posted by on Dec 6, 2019 in Current Events
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Funding for health care in the territories is becoming a problem.; Credit: Douglas Sacha/Getty Images

This week’s story update on Election Central highlights a growing health care crisis in the U.S. territories.

Have you heard the terms “Medicare for all” and “single-payer insurance”? That’s because one of the most hotly-debated topics in the United States right now is how to fund health care. But while American politicians and candidates continue to argue about this very complicated problem, another group of our citizens suffers: the three million inhabitants of the five U.S. territories who are facing their own significant health care crisis.

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