Voters In Three Red States Approve Ballot Measures To Expand Medicaid

November 07, 2018
Voters in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah chose Tuesday (Nov. 6) to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, but voters in Montana rejected a ballot initiative that would have made that state’s Medicaid expansion permanent. The three pro-expansion results show that Medicaid expansion remains popular even in deeply conservative states, Medicaid advocates said Wednesday morning. They blamed the loss in Montana on an aggressive campaign by the tobacco industry, which spent $18 million to oppose the measure because it...

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