Efforts to Vaccinate Low-Income Americans Against COVID-19 Face Hurdles
The rate of COVID-19 vaccination among Americans who are covered by Medicaid is much lower than their middle- and high-income counterparts. While COVID-19 vaccinations are free to all United States residents, insurers like Medicaid are struggling to reach the most vulnerable citizens while also trying to counter vaccine hesitancy. Those covered by Medicaid face myriad challenges to accessing healthcare, and the state-focused vaccine program has only highlighted these issues. Click here to read more.