How has Obamacare affected health insurance in West Virginia?
In West Virginia, the Congressional delegation supported healthcare reform and opted to expand Medicaid. In addition, the state implemented auto-enrollment processes to flag individuals that were receiving government assistance in another area that could be automatically enrolled in Medicaid. Also, the state invested in utilizing navigators to help first time enrollees find the best options available. As a result, West Virginia Obamacare has resulted in a decrease of uninsured residents from 17% to 7.7%. This is lower than the national average, 9.1%, according to the <a href=