States Now Deciding Whether to Expand Medicaid Programs Under ACA


Given the Supreme Court's decision in 2012, states that haven't yet expanded are looking into expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act.

It has been noted that the expansion has much larger implications for the ongoing current of federal funds going to the states. A Common Wealth Fund issue brief is uploaded to examine how participating in the Medicaid expansion will influence the flow of federal funds to each state.


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    Bill Drayton Urges Development of Empathy in Social Entrepreneurship

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