Seasonal Workers Face Higher Barrier to Qualify for Medicaid
Poor people with unsteady incomes are held to a different standard than those who make a consistent amount each month. The net result is that some low-wage seasonal employees are shut out of the Oregon Health Plan, the state’s Medicaid program for the poor.
The Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid coverage to poor adults with incomes as high as 138 percent of the federal poverty level, but
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