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Should Nevada Expand Medicaid?

The Affordable Care Act mandated that states accepting federal money had to expand their Medicaid programs to include all uninsured people with incomes below 133 percent of the poverty level. That's a little less than $15,000. But the Supreme Court ruled last summer that states cannot be compelled to expand Medicaid coverage. The choice is up to the states themselves. So what should Nevada do?
 
GUESTS
 
Dr. Frank Nemec, Past President, Nevada State Medical Association
January Angeles, Senior Policy Analyst, The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Geoffrey Lawrence, Deputy Director of Policy, Nevada Policy Research Institute
 
 
 
 
 

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012