The extra money for the non-expansion states would come through the Disproportionate Share Hospital program, which is set up to assist states to offset what hospitals spend treating the uninsured. (Photo: iStock)

As Republicans enter the second month of total control of the federal government, there is little evidence they are any closer to fulfilling their campaign promise of repealing the Affordable Care Act

One of the many stumbling blocks to “repeal and replace” has been the Medicaid expansion which accounts for roughly half of the more than 20 million people who gained coverage through the ACA. 

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