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Medicaid Options Being Explored

Medicaid Options Being Explored

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Even though South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard does not favor expanding Medicaid coverage, legislators are still talking about options.

The medical community is in favor of expanded coverage, which would affect about forty eight thousand people.

Dave Hewett, President of the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations, says there ongoing discussion with lawmakers…

 

Hewett says hospitals will continue to face increasing costs without the Medicaid expansion…

 

Hewett says the expansion of Medicaid could also be part of the state’s workforce development plan…

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