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Barb and Louis Emerson at their home in Gorham, NY. (Bret Jaspers/WSKG News)
Barb and Louis Emerson at their home in Gorham, NY. (Bret Jaspers/WSKG News)
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Barb and Louie Emerson live in the Finger Lakes region of New York and they have their share of health problems. Barb has ovarian cancer; Louie recently had knee surgery. Due to their low income, the couple qualify for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of the program.

Bret Jaspers (@bretjaspers) of WSKG reports on the couple and their concerns about possible Medicaid cuts, even as they approach qualifying for Medicare.

This article was originally published on July 04, 2017.

This segment aired on July 4, 2017.

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