Like the rest of the special session, Medicaid reform bills get nowhere

House Health and Welfare Committee Chairman Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, center, talks with other members of the committee. (Photo: Kaylee Poche)

By Kaylee Poche and Ryan Noonan

Haley Saucier has a rare autoimmune deficiency that requires her to have medication infusions once a week. Medicaid covers her $10,000-a-month medication.

Saucier graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans a few months ago and has not been able to find a job. She testified Thursday that it is hard to find an employer who understands her condition, which may require her to take several days off from work at a time due to pain.

Read the story in The Daily Advertiser.

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