Medicaid Expansion Axed By Pa. House Panel

Law360, New York (July 1, 2013, 3:56 PM EDT) -- A Republican-controlled Pennsylvania House committee on Monday struck Medicaid expansion legislation that would require the state to submit a plan for federal approval one day after the full state Senate approved the measure, but Democrats say they will continue to champion the expansion.

The House Rules Committee cut language from a state Public Welfare Code update that would require Gov. Tom Corbett to create a Medicaid expansion plan that Democrats said would benefit more than 500,000 adult Pennsylvanians. But the fight isn't over yet, as a...
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