A Waiting Game

Social Services Dept. Monitors Medicaid Talks

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Posted: April 4, 2014

Sara Vresics, benefit program senior specialist with the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Department of Social Services, works on case files on Thursday. Officials at the city-based agency are watching the Medicaid debate play out in Richmond, as any benefits expansion could add substantial weight to their caseload. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Additional staff might be needed at the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Department of Social Services if the state expands Medicaid, a debate now taking place among legislators in Richmond.

HARRISONBURG — Since 2007, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Department of Social Services has seen an 80 percent increase in the number of adults and children receiving Medicaid benefits, while...



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