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U.S. gives state a maybe on coverage option for poor

The federal government has agreed to consider a request by Gov. Mike Beebe to allow Arkansans whose income is just above the poverty level to choose private insurance on the state’s exchange instead of Medicaid if the state fully expands the $5 billion program by 250,000.

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  • Headline: U.S. gives state a maybe on coverage option for poor
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 02/06/2013
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