A group of Republican governors is preparing a compromise planfor their peers in Congress who want to roll back Obamacare’sMedicaid benefits, asking them to preserve the law’s expansion ofcoverage to millions of poor people.

The compromise proposal has been initiated by a group includingOhio Governor John Kasich and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, andwould hold on to parts of the Affordable Care Act’s expansion ofthe program. It’s meant to satisfy Republican goals of repealingObamacare and giving more control of Medicaid to the states, whilealso maintaining coverage of people such as childless adults andthose just above the poverty level. It would also open the door forstates such as Wisconsin to broaden Medicaid eligibility.

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