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When States Reject Medicaid Expansion, Providers, Businesses Will Pay
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States that reject Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act will subject the hospitals and employers within their borders to a considerable financial hit, separate analyses show. At last count, 14 states have said that they would reject Medicaid expansion and three other states are leaning that way despite the federal government’s assurances that it would pay 100% of the cost for the first three years of the expansion, and 90% of the cost after that.