R.I. Medicaid expansion enrollees reach 83% of 2015 goal, as nearly 65,000 sign up

BETWEEN OCT. 1 and March 31, 64,590 people enrolled for Medicaid through HealthSource RI, of which 42,320, or 65.5 percent, represent the Medicaid expansion population.
BETWEEN OCT. 1 and March 31, 64,590 people enrolled for Medicaid through HealthSource RI, of which 42,320, or 65.5 percent, represent the Medicaid expansion population.
(Updated, 2:45 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – A total of 64,590 people enrolled for Medicaid through HealthSource RI as of March 31, of which 42,320, or 65.5 percent, represent the Medicaid “expansion population,” or individuals newly eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The health reform legislation, also known as Obamacare, expanded Medicaid coverage to include…

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