Ohio Gov. Backs Medicaid Expansion Under ACA

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 8:05 PM EST) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday threw his support behind the state's expansion of its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act, saying it would help keep health care costs down and protect local hospitals.

Kasich, who outlined his support in his 2014-2015 budget proposal, is the latest Republican governor to back Medicaid expansion and the matching federal dollars that come with it. Other GOP-led states opting in include Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada.

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