Colo. Won't Expand Medicaid Without More Info, Gov. Says

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 5:02 PM EST) -- In his annual budget request to the state legislature Thursday, the Democratic governor of Colorado did not include estimates for the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, saying the federal government hadn't yet provided enough details for the state to make a decision.

“The current request does not include estimates related to the expansions of Medicaid pursuant to federal health reform. We believe that sufficient uncertainty regarding important policy guidance exists at the current time,” Gov. John Hickenlooper said. “We expect more precise guidance...
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