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Head to Head: Should states opt out of Medicaid expansion in health care reform?
Sacramento Bee

THE ISSUE: The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, but overturned a provision that would require states to expand Medicaid coverage to childless adults or lose all of their existing federal Medicaid funds. That opened the door for states to opt out of the expansion. So far six Republican governors have chosen not to expand their states’ programs, including Texas and Florida.

Should states opt out of Medicaid expansion in health care reform?

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