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Medicaid Expansion Wins In Red State South Dakota

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South Dakota on Tuesday became the seventh GOP-led state to expand Medicaid coverage by ballot initiative. More than 42,000 additional people stand to gain coverage, according to state estimates. The measure was passing with 56.2 percent support and 43.8 percent in opposition with 97 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press.
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South Dakota approves Medicaid expansion over GOP resistance

South Dakota voters have approved the expansion of Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands of low-income residents through a constitutional amendment. South Dakota is the 39th state to expand

3 months ago·United States
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South Dakota votes to expand Medicaid under Obamacare

South Dakotans voted on Election Day to expand Medicaid coverage, overcoming formal Republican opposition to a key plank of Obamacare.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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South Dakota approves Medicaid expansion over GOP resistance

By STEPHEN GROVES Associated PressSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota voters have approved the expansion of Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands of low-income residents through a constitutional amendment. South Dakota is the 39th state to expand eligibility for the government health insurance program under the Affordable Care Act. The amendment will extend Medicaid to those earning up to 138% of the federal poverty level — currently …

3 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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South Dakota votes to expand Medicaid coverage

South Dakota on Tuesday became the seventh GOP-led state to expand Medicaid coverage by ballot initiative. More than 42,000 additional people stand to gain coverage, according to state estimates. The measure was passing with 56.2 percent support and 43.8 percent in opposition with 97 percent of precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press. State Republicans…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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'The right thing to do': Voters in deep red South Dakota approve Medicaid expansion

Defying their right-wing political leaders, South Dakota voters on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment to expand the state's Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act, a move that will extend public health insurance coverage to around 45,000 low-income people.With Tuesday's vote, which ...

3 months ago·United States
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South Dakota approves Medicaid expansion over GOP resistance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota voters on Tuesday approved the expansion of Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands of low-income residents through a constitutional amendment. The majority […]

3 months ago·Winnipeg, Canada
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