WOSU-TV presents the tenth installment of the Columbus Neighborhoods series. This latest documentary profiles the city of Bexley.
Citizens denied medicaid
Last summer, Congress passed a new federal law, requiring medicaid recipients to prove they are U.S. citizens. One goal was to stop illegal immigrants from receiving free medical care, courtesy of U.S. taxpayers. Now, advocates for children are saying there has been an unintended consequence. Purely legal citizens, most of them children, are being denied the free medical care.