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Archive: February 13, 2013

PHOTO: More than 300,000 low-incomeIllinoisans are expected to get health care coverage if state lawmakers vote to expand Medicaid.  Courtesy of IHSF
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Senate this week takes up the Medicaid expansion bill, to provide health insurance coverage to thousands more low-income Illinoisans. As part of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, the expansion would be federally funded. Nadeen Israel, policy associate for the ...Read More

West Virginia Senate President Jeff Kessler says expanding the state Medicaid system will ultimately save tax money. Photo courtesy of the state senate.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is considering opening the Medicaid system to many of the working poor, an option under 2010's health-care reform. Some are concerned about the future cost, but close observers of health-care finance believe expansion will actually save taxpayers millions. ...Read More

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