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Hospitals Take the Lead in Push for Medicaid Expansion
Health Leaders Media

Medicaid is no longer a dirty word in hospital boardrooms.

“Right now, someone is sitting in an emergency room because they didn’t have coverage,” said Steve Ahnen, president of the New Hampshire Hospital Association, last week after NH lawmakers cleared the path to Medicaid expansion in the Granite State by approving a Senate bill that resolved a yearlong political struggle over Medicaid expansion. “The ability to resolve that is to get people covered.”