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The Supreme Court decision allows states to choose whether or not to expand health care coverage through Medicaid. If all states approve expansion, more than 15 million uninsured adults will become newly eligible for health insurance.
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http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 More States Weigh Expanding Medicaid After GOP Health Bill's Demise A growing number of states are considering expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, after last week’s abrupt collapse of the GOP health bill and a development that could make it harder for Republicans to undo the law in the future. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 More States Weigh Expanding Medicaid After GOP Health Bill's Demise A growing number of states are considering expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, after last week’s abrupt collapse of the GOP health bill and a development that could make it harder for Republicans to undo the law in the future. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 Responses And Reviews: Action Needed On The Kansas Medicaid Expansion, Kentucky Mental Health Law Editorial pages in Kansas urge Gov. Sam Brownback to follow the state legislature's lead and sign the Medicaid expansion while Kentucky's opinion writers urge state lawmakers to reverse Gov. Matt Bevin's veto of a mental health bill. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 Kansas Lawmakers Send Medicaid Expansion Bill To Brownback Many conservatives expect the governor to veto the legislation since he has in the past been very critical of the health law's Medicaid expansion. But he has not yet said what he will do. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 After House Health Bill Collapses, Some States Reconsider Implementing Medicaid Expansion Some states have been reluctant because they feared Congress was going to end the expansion, and that is now less of a concern, experts say. But in Tennessee, the governor says he's not ready to make that move. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 Florida Lawmaker’s Plan To Cut Medicaid Budget By $239 Million Has Hospitals On Edge Hospitals are deeply concerned that the proposal, which would likely also bring a similar reduction in federal funding, could deeply cut into their revenues. Meanwhile, Georgia officials are preparing to add another insurer to the Medicaid managed care program Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 Responses And Reviews: Take Action On The Kansas Medicaid Expansion, Kentucky Mental Health Law Editorial pages in Kansas urge Gov. Sam Brownback to follow the state legislature's lead and sign the Medicaid expansion while Kentucky's opinion writers urge state lawmakers to reverse Gov. Matt Bevin's veto of a mental health bill. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 More States Weigh Expanding Medicaid After GOP Health Bill's Demise A growing number of states are considering expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, after last week’s abrupt collapse of the GOP health bill and a development that could make it harder for Republicans to undo the law in the future. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 More States Weigh Expanding Medicaid After GOP Health Bill's Demise A growing number of states are considering expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, after last week’s abrupt collapse of the GOP health bill and a development that could make it harder for Republicans to undo the law in the future. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Mar, 29 More States Weigh Expanding Medicaid After GOP Health Bill's Demise A growing number of states are considering expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, after last week’s abrupt collapse of the GOP health bill and a development that could make it harder for Republicans to undo the law in the future. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org
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