Governors put off health care questions, for now

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By Heather VacLav

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Millions of uninsured people may have to wait until after Election Day to find out if and how they can get coverage through President Barack Obama's health care law.
   
More than two weeks after the Supreme Court gave the green light to Obama's signature legislative achievement, many governors from both parties said they haven't decided how their states will proceed on two parts under their control.
   
One is an expansion of Medicaid, which is expected to extend coverage to roughly 15 million low-income people. The second concerns new insurance exchanges, projected to help an additional 15 million or so purchase private insurance.

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Anonymous said on Sunday, Jul 15 at 4:09 PM

Sorry for the double post.. I didn't see the first one posted, so I tried to rewrite it from memory.. my bad.. (as the kids say)

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Chas Holman said on Sunday, Jul 15 at 4:08 PM

The Governors are well aware healthcare is not a serious issue, and people have plenty of time to wait until they are done playing politics with others lives, before they need to even worry about such nonsense.

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Chas Holman said on Sunday, Jul 15 at 3:45 PM

The Governors know good and well that no one is going to get sick or need affordable medical care until AFTER they are done playing politics with peoples lives. No hurry at all.

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