With the expansion of Medicaid in Vermont under the Affordable Care Act, thousands of Vermonters gained access to quality, affordable coverage. Senator Leahy understands how crucial it is for Medicaid beneficiaries to have access to all health care services. He continually fights for increased reimbursement to Medicaid providers and hospitals.
Senator Leahy understands the dedication of caregivers and home-health specialists who provide selfless support to those need. In many instances, caregivers are not properly compensated for their service. Senator Leahy is proud to support those who have dedicated themselves to providing this care by having cosponsored legislation to provide travel reimbursement under Medicaid to individuals who provide voluntary, non-emergency medical transportation.