Here comes more evidence that expanding Medicaid under theAffordable Care Act was a really good idea.

States that opted to raise Medicaid eligibility limits in returnfor federal funds have seen their uninsured rates drop far moredramatically than the states that rejected the money.

But a new report suggests that expanding Medicaid lowered costsfor those enrolled in ACA marketplace plans as well. A report byresearchers from the Department of Health and Human Services foundthat marketplace plans in states that expanded Medicaid are 7percent lower, on average, than plans in states that did not expandthe program.

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