Medicaid decision next year?

GOP legislators talk of putting off expansion choice

Posted: February 8, 2013 at 12:07 a.m.

House Speaker Davy Carter said Thursday that he isn’t wedded to any deadline on enlarging the rolls of the $5 billion Medicaid program.

Republican lawmakers are talking about delaying a decision on Medicaid expansion until next year as they absorb an avalanche of new information regarding options to full expansion, and a reduction in the expected funding shortfall in the state program.

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I'm thinking if Bledsoe is going to "look to the Governor" in Feb. 2014, it will be someone other than Bebee. Isn't he out of office by then?

Posted by: Dellmann

February 8, 2013 at 9:09 a.m. ( | suggest removal )