South Dakota is one of just 12 states that have not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, in the decade since the legislation was signed into law by former President Barack Obama in 2010.
By Daniel Bush
The rejection of Utah's closely watched plan to partially expand Medicaid could send other states back to the drawing board on covering more low-income people under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
By Associated Press
Democratic and moderate Republicans lawmakers worked together last year to try to make Kansas the latest state to expand Medicaid, only to see their bipartisan effort rewarded with a veto from former conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback.
By John Hanna, Associated Press
Medicaid expansion was another multistate topic on the ballot. Nebraska and Idaho voters approved measures to expand Medicaid health coverage to tens of thousands of low-income residents.
By David Crary, Associated Press
Where is the fight over Medicaid expansion now?…
By Sarah Varney, Jason Kane
Voters in Maine overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to expand Medicaid to most low-income adults -- that's at least 70,000 residents who stand to gain health insurance. But the law's fate is still unclear because Gov. Paul LePage says lawmakers…
By Jessica Yarvin
As a rural state with low wages and an aging population, Medicaid expansion would provide coverage to some 70,000 additional Mainers, starting July 2.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Add Medicaid expansion to the list of Obama-era health care provisions that Americans want to keep. A new poll finds that 8 in 10 say lawmakers should preserve federal funding that has allowed states to add coverage for some 11…
By PBS NewsHour
The Affordable Care Act has brought insurance coverage to millions of low-income Americans. But with President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress vowing to repeal the law, its future is uncertain. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Chris Bury traveled to Kentucky,…
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