Some GOP states extend Medicaid coverage for new moms amid abortion debate

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States like Florida and Tennessee are expanding Medicaid coverage to new moms at the same time as they seek to ban or limit access to abortions. They are temporarily allowing low-income mothers to remain enrolled in Medicaid for up to 12 months after childbirth, instead of only the 60 days that federal law requires.


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