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Health care for older immigrants sees momentum among states

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical cancer.
The Chicago woman's last full medical exam was in 2015 and she sees no options for care as a Mexican immigrant without permission to live in the U.S. She's not eligible for Medicare, Medicaid or Affordable Care Act coverage. As a child care worker, she didn't have employer coverage. She can't afford private insurance.
But things may soon change.
Illinois is among a handful of Democratic-run states extending health...
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