Pennsylvania and the Obama administration have reached a deal to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, the administration announced Thursday.
The state, under Gov. Tom Corbett (R), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have been negotiating for much of the last year to expand coverage to 500,000 low-income Pennsylvanians. Under the waiver approved by CMS on Thursday, coverage will start in January 2015.
Both sides appear to have given something up in the agreement, which makes Pennsylvania the 27th state, plus Washington, D.C., to expand Medicaid.
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