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Mississippi Lawmakers Reach a Tentative Deal to Expand Medicaid

Posted on AllSides April 30th, 2024
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“We know this is a historic piece of legislation,” Representative Missy McGee, the Republican chairwoman of the House Medicaid committee, told reporters during the negotiations. For years, Republican officials in Mississippi were among the most vocally opposed to expanding Medicaid, a program that has played a crucial role in the Affordable Care Act’s success at reducing the number of Americans without health insurance. In his State of the State address last year, Mr. Reeves assailed what he described as a campaign led by Democrats for the “the expansion of Obamacare,...

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