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GOP State Leaders Still Wary Of Federal ACA Implementation, Medicaid Expansion, Waivers

August 05, 2015
Republican state lawmakers on Wednesday (Aug. 5) voiced their enduring skepticism of the Affordable Care Act at a panel hosted by the National Conference of State Legislatures, contrasting with rosy optimism in Washington that red states will fall in line and work with the Obama administration to expand Medicaid and craft personalized exchanges. Instead, Republican Ellen Roberts, president pro tempore of the Colorado Senate, asked the federal government to back off and give states broader oversight of their own systems...


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