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Friday, June 13, 2014

Texarkana split by state line, access to Medicaid

David Tramel and Janice McFall, who are both in their early 20s, homeless and uninsured, sit in their tent by a highway in Texarkana, Texas. Because they’re on the Texas side of town, they do not qualify for expanded Medicaid, which is available on the Arkansas side. “Medicaid, I think that should be universal,” Tramel said.