Senate Finance Committee Proposes “Marketplace Virginia” Alternate to Medicaid Expansion

SenateFinanceThe Senate Finance Committee has rejected the traditional Medicaid expansion in Governor McAuliffe’s proposed budget in favor of its own alternative, “Marketplace Virginia.”  The Senate plan would use federal funds to provide private health insurance for residents who make under 139 percent of the poverty level.  And as Virginia Public Radio’s Anne Marie Morgan reports, GOP House leaders are not sold on the idea. 

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