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Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

MEDICAID EXPANSION STUDY-   Texas has one of the highest rates  of adults without health insurance  living in rural areas.  That’s according to a report released yesterday from Georgetown University and University of North Carolina.   The study  focused  on  The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion decision  in  states  like Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

LSU-HSC/OCHSNER DEAL -   A new company jointly controlled by Louisiana State University and Ochsner Health System  will  take control of the state-owned / safety net  hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe on Oct. 1st.   That’s the deal that was officially announced yesterday by Governor John Bel Edwards.    Speaking before a packed auditorium at LSU-Health Sciences Center in Shreveport,  Edwards  stressed  that  the  arrangement  is  an  equitable  package deal.

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