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Medicaid expansion is the final battle in war over Obamacare
Medicaid expansion is the final battle in war over Obamacare

The final battles of any war often are the bloodiest. They're waged by the last holdouts, dead-enders desperate to prove to themselves and their dwindling followers that their efforts were not in vain. The final battle of the war over the Affordable Care Act is being waged today over expanding Medicaid. As the act was originally conceived, Medicaid would provide healthcare for more than 10 million of the poorest uninsured Americans, most of them childless adults with earnings up to 138% of the federal poverty level. (This year, that income ceiling is about $16,000.) Then the Supreme Court ruled in 2012 that Congress couldn't impose the expansion on state governments, but had to make it...

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