Statehouse
4:54 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Medicaid Expansion Starts Moving in the Senate

As heard on Iowa Public Radio.

A plan to add 150,000 Iowans to Medicaid, the joint federal-state healthcare program for the poor is advanced today in the Democratic-controlled Senate. That comes the day before Republican Governor Terry Branstad meets with President Obama’s Secretary of Health and Human Services to talk about healthcare options. Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports.