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AARP State Capitol Report
Nebraska lawmakers’ repeated refusal to extend Medicaid to uninsured, low-income adults means far fewer state residents have health care coverage compared to their neighbors in Iowa and Colorado.
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AARP Nebraska today issued the following statement after the Health and Human Services Committee voted to send the Wellness in Nebraska Act to the full Legislature for action.
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AARP Nebraska testified Tuesday in support of legislation that would close a health care coverage gap affecting tens of thousands of uninsured residents with low incomes.
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Watch AARP Nebraska State President Bob Eppler rally the crowd in support of  LB 577, the Medicaid expansion bill.
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It's time to break the impasse on LB 577, the Medicaid expansion bill, and take a fair up or down vote in the Legislature. Currently, a small group of senators is playing games with the health and economic well-being of 54,000 Nebraska adults under age 65 who lack affordable access to medical care. Their actions are preventing the bill from coming up for a vote.
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#10: We’ve already paid for it.  We might as well use it.
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 #9 - The state cost of Medicaid Expansion is manageable.
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The federal government has been a reliable partner in providing coverage to low-income Nebraskans
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Medicaid Expansion and the ACA will reduce
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#5: Medicaid Expansion will reduce
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