Kentucky expands Medicaid; Some Medicaid patients to see co-pays for ER visits in West Virginia;

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> Kentucky decides to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. Article

> Audit reveals discrepancies in Arkansas' Medicaid program. Article

> West Virginia's Medicaid program will likely charge patients co-payments for emergency room visits. Article

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