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May 31, 2013

Finance committee to vote soon on Walker Medicaid plan

The Wisconsin Legislatureâ;€™s budget committee is expected to vote June 4 or June 5 on Gov. Scott Walkerâ;€™s plan to reject the federal Medicaid expansion and establish his plan for providing health care to the poor in Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Hospital Association has been lobbying legislators to delay by one to two years Walkerâ;€™s plan until state officials have a better idea of how well the Affordable Care Actâ;€™s health-insurance exchanges function. Walkerâ;€™s plan relies heavily on the exchangesâ;€¦;

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