Governor John Bel Edwards Stops in Shreveport to Talk about Medicaid Expansion
Governor John Bel Edwards has been traveling the state to talk about Medicaid Expansion. He stopped in Shreveport at the David Raines Health Center along with DHH Secretary Dr. Rebekka Gee. Governor Edwards and Secretary Gee are touring the state on the “Close the Gap” Campaign. David Raines Community Health Centers (DRCHC) is an active participant in the existing Medicaid program and looks forward to being a part of the expansion.
“We are a provider committed to increasing access to quality health care and improving the lives of North Louisiana residents,” says Willie White III, DRCHC CEO. Eligibility requirements under new Medicaid Expansion have changed to include single men and women without children, between ages 19-64, with a household income at or below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level.