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Estimates say 22 million could gain coverage if all states go along with reform-law expansions
Modern Healthcare

An additional 22 million people could gain coverage under the federal healthcare overhaul if all states implement its enrollment expansions, according to estimates from the Urban Institute. The expansion projections, drawn from estimates of the 2010 American Community Survey, stem from the law’s provision that expanded Medicaid eligibility to all people with incomes of up to 138% of the federal poverty level.