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Officials React to Medicaid Expansion

May 2, 2013

Charleston Gazette – One advocate called Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s decision to expand Medicaid the “biggest victory for low-income working families in decades.” Read

“If this all goes well, it will save lives, reduce health-care costs and increase productivity so people can spend their money on other things instead of barely getting by,” said Ted Boettner, executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy. “It’s a great opportunity for the state of West Virginia.”