NJ Legislators Push For Medicaid Expansion Under ACA

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 6:10 PM EST) -- Prominent New Jersey lawmakers are urging Gov. Chris Christie to support an expansion of the state's Medicaid program under the federal Affordable Care Act, contending the move makes financial sense and would ensure health coverage for hundreds of thousands of low-income earners.

On Monday, the state Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee cleared a resolution calling on the governor to back an increase in the state's Medicaid income eligibility limit. Democrats control both houses of the Legislature, but Christie is a Republican, and though...
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