Wisconsin’s Medicaid postpartum protection lags most of the country

Emily Schmit, at right, looks at her son, Armoni, as he looks into the camera. She is holding a photo of him when he was in a hospital’s NICU.

Wisconsin doctors say the state could help save lives by extending postpartum Medicaid coverage to a full year, as many states offer. But the Legislature again blocked an extension.

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