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Infographic: Four Reasons Why Medicaid Expansion is a Good Idea

Posted by Tara Lee at Feb 08, 2013 09:10 PM |
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Note: graph has been updated to reflect additional analysis. Medicaid expansion has been a hot topic of conversation in Washington state this week, particularly around cost savings. Here are four reasons why it is a good idea.

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For more information on healthcare reform in Washington state, check out our series on Health Reform - Increase Care, Reduce Costs.

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