After three months in jail on a theft charge, Vincent Garcia had prepared last week to collect his wallet and keys and turn in his orange scrubs upon release.But the 26-year-old will leave jail with something else — free health insurance.Louisville Metro Department of Corrections last week began holding daily sign-ups for exiting inmates, and Garcia was among those qualifying for the newly expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
How did Kentucky get to those Obamacare numbers Reid taunted McConnell with?
80% of Kentucky's sign-ups were for free Medicaid. Democrats in Kentucky helped that number by signing up inmates as they were releasing them.