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Reform Update: No clear map for Medicaid expansion in red states
Modern Healthcare

Republican governors backing an expansion of Medicaid continue to hit headwinds in those efforts, and it is unclear what lessons can be drawn from the outcomes experienced by two of their colleagues.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple were among five Republican governors who were pushing expansion of Medicaid in Republican-led legislatures. Scott’s high-profile failure to get conservatives to support a Medicaid expansion likely to clear CMS scrutiny contrasts with a relatively quiet successful effort by Dalrymple.