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Reaching An Agreement On Medicaid

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Reaching An Agreement On Medicaid

Nebraska lawmakers were unable to reach any agreement on expanding Medicaid coverage in the 2013 session. District 40 Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill says there will be more study of the issue before the 2014 session……

Larson says the backers of expanding Medicaid coverage were not prepared for debate……

Larson says supporters of the expansion need to provide Senators more information if they want the expansion to move forward……

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