The Craig Fahle Show

Politics: Lawmakers Leaving Lansing Early to Move Medicaid Expansion Along

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Photo Courtesy Of: Iowa Hospital Association

Lawmakers may leave for the holidays early this year… and it could be to spur Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. The end of a legislative calendar is called “sine die” and signals the end of legislative work for the year. The Medicaid expansion had to wait for “sine die” to take effect, because the measure was denied immediate effect by lawmakers.

Guest:

Michigan Public Radio Network Capitol Bureau Chief, Rick Pluta