Conservative states embrace Obamacare provisions

Ben Bradford Nov 8, 2018
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Protestors carry signs as they demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medical and Medicare outside San Francisco city hall on Sept. 21, 2011. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Conservative states embrace Obamacare provisions

Ben Bradford Nov 8, 2018
Protestors carry signs as they demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medical and Medicare outside San Francisco city hall on Sept. 21, 2011. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act has faced fierce Republican efforts to dismantle it. But on Tuesday three of the country’s most conservative states voted to adopt a key provision of the ACA. In Utah, Nebraska and Idaho, voters approved ballot measures to expand Medicaid health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of lower-income residents. What caused the change in attitude?

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