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Medicaid Expansion: A Progressive States Network Webinar

On April 22, 2013, The Progressive States Network and The Commonwealth Fund cosponsored the first in a series of webinars designed for state legislators and legislative staff on health care challenges and opportunities. This first webinar addressed Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Rachel Nuzum, vice president of Federal and State Health Policy at The Commonwealth Fund, provided an overview; January Angeles of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities discussed how a state’s expansion decision affects the budgetary process; Alan Weil, of the National Academy for State Health Policy, described Medicaid expansion alternatives, such as the option Arkansas is pursuing; and Betsy Ritter, a legislator from Connecticut, described Connecticut’s Medicaid expansion experience. Each speakers’ presentation is available for downloading.

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