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Contact Doctors for America District of Columbia Volunteer Leader

​Liz Oler

Overview of What's Happening October 1

  • Washington DC will have its own insurance marketplace called DC Health Link 
  • Washington DC is expanding Medicaid to all citizens and legal residents below 133% of the federal poverty level.

State Stats: 1 in 10 Washingtonians has no health insurance

  • State Population: 504,000
  • Uninsured: 43,000 (9% of the state)
  • 5.2 million could be eligible starting October 1
  • An estimated 2 million undocumented (not eligible for marketplace or Medicaid)

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