Cuts to the Safety Net

Virginia is one of the 10 richest states in the country, but it ranks 23rd in the number of people who don’t have health insurance.  When it comes to state payments for poor children and families on Medicaid, Virginia ranks 48th.  As a result, many doctors refuse to treat them.  Often poor patients turn to one of 59 clinics in the state known, collectively, as the safety net, but some of those clinics could be forced to close as Sandy Hausman reports.SafetyNetCuts.

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