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Service employees union urges Sandoval to expand Medicaid

The Service Employees International Union has delivered more than 300 letters from members urging Gov. Brian Sandoval to expand Medicaid coverage in Nevada.The U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act left the decision whether to adopt its expansion of Medicaid coverage to the individual states and, following the re-election of President Obama, a number of Republican governors who formerly opposed the so-called Obamacare have changed their tune.Sandoval has not yet decided whether to do so, saying he needs to wait until after receiving the Economic Forum’s revenue projections before doing so.Expanding Medicaid would provide coverage to an estimated …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 17, 2012 03:39AM Published Nov 17, 2012 03:36AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.