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Medicaid expansion bill introduced

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Posted at 11:15 AM, Jan 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-17 12:15:54-05
A Lincoln state lawmaker has introduced a bill to expand Nebraska's Medicaid system.
 
Senator Adam Morfield says his bill will bring an additional $775 million dollars in federal money back to Nebraska, improve efficiency in the Medicaid system, an ensure a smooth transition to the Republican healthcare plan once Congress replaces the Affordable Care Act.
 
Morfield says the bill would make health care affordable to nearly 100,000 uninsured Nebraskans.