Healthcare: Baton Rouge

At Capitol City Family Health Center, Rena Jenkins, 26, gets a checkup while her son, Jonathan, 1, plays. Jenkins suffers from migraine headaches and has been on Medicaid since the birth of her second child. Unlike other states, Louisiana has opted not to expand Medicaid under President Obama's health law, and it bars publicly subsidized coverage for working-age adults without children.

( Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times )

At Capitol City Family Health Center, Rena Jenkins, 26, gets a checkup while her son, Jonathan, 1, plays. Jenkins suffers from migraine headaches and has been on Medicaid since the birth of her second child. Unlike other states, Louisiana has opted not to expand Medicaid under President Obama's health law, and it bars publicly subsidized coverage for working-age adults without children.

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