Medicaid can help as America faces the coronavirus crisis – let it

By: Cindy Mann
– The Hill

Manatt Health partner Cindy Mann authored an article alongside Community Catalyst’s Emily Stewart for The Hill on why it is important for lawmakers to quickly expand access to affordable COVID-19 testing and treatment for those who already face unfair and discriminatory barriers to health and healthcare. In the article, Mann and Stewart note that lawmakers have already passed legislation to increase federal funding for state Medicaid programs to cover testing and provide additional support for paid leave and food security. “But more can and should be done, with a focus on those who are likely to be hardest hit by both the health crisis and the related economic impact,” they added.

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