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The Bright Side of Medicaid Obstruction

State Republicans are asking for increasing concessions to accept Medicaid expansion. The results may be useful for everyone.
Medicaid innovation could look like this. Photographer: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Republicans in some states are softening their opposition to expanding Medicaid -- so long as the federal government grants the states increasing latitude over how to run the program. Done carefully, this could be good for everyone.

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