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Tag: american cancer society

Jan.
30th

MEDICAID: Expansion vital in fight against cancer

As Washington state voters, we can be proud of our legislators in Olympia for their hard work and dedication to the task of setting up our Health Care Exchange. As a result of their diligence, our state is one of the most prepared for the inclusive changes that will take place in January 2014.

But unless legislators implement full expansion of the Medicaid program — an expansion that will be federally funded for the first three years — the Affordable Care Act will not be as inclusive as intended. Without Medicaid expansion, approximately 250,000 low-income adults in Washington will have

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