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State Battles over Medicaid Expansion Heating Up
Health Leaders Media

Medicaid expansion appears to be following the same trajectory as the original program that was created in 1966, with about half of the states joining the expansion effort quickly and the rest gripped in a highly politicized struggle.

If history repeats itself, the battle over Medicaid expansion could be grueling campaigns in some states. Arizona resisted joining the Medicaid program until 1982.