Supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are not happy with news out of Kentucky, which on Tuesday elected Matt Bevin, a Republican and vehement opponent of PPACA, as governor. 

At the beginning of his tea party-themed campaign for office, Bevin promised to undo the Medicaid expansion that current governor Steve Beshear has undertaken as part of PPACA. According to the New York Times, Beshear's decision has extended coverage to an estimated 420,000 Kentuckians, or nearly 10 percent of the state's population. 

However, as awareness has grown of the potential impact of such a radical change of course, Bevin changed his tune, saying that he would not throw off the hundreds of thousands who have gained coverage through Medicaid, but that he would limit the growth in enrollment. 

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