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Understanding Health Reform's Medicaid Expansion

Health reform gives states the opportunity to expand coverage for low-income residents by expanding Medicaid. The expansion is a great deal for states.

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Health Reform Beyond the Basics

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Policy Basics

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has provided health coverage to roughly 20 million previously uninsured Americans while reducing budget deficits.

We encourage states to expand their Medicaid programs, which more than half of them have done, providing coverage to millions more low-income households. We work to protect the ACA’s coverage expansions and financing mechanisms, and to ensure that the law is implemented effectively.

Don’t Delay or Repeal Health-Related Taxes

As part of year-end tax and spending legislation, Congress may consider delaying or repealing several tax provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA): the 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices,...