Medicaid Expansion Obstruction Threatens To Leave Millions Uninsured

May 4, 2013 1:22 AM

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Medicaid Expansion Obstruction Threatens To Leave Millions Uninsured

Amid all the political posturing over the Medicaid expansion that's part of President Barack Obama's health care reform plan, it can be easy to lose sight of what's at stake here for a vulnerable portion of the U.S. population.

In other words, Pearson explained in an email to the Huffington Post, a nationwide Medicaid expansion would have provided health coverage to 10.7 million people. If 26 states refuse to expand the program for next year -- which increasingly appears likely -- 5.3 million fewer people will join the pro...

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