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Arkansas Shows Medicaid Expansion Can Work in Mississippi

August 6, 2019

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John Lyon
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ACHI President and CEO Dr. Joe Thompson discusses Arkansas’s unique approach to Medicaid expansion in a guest column for Mississippi’s largest newspaper, the Clarion Ledger. Mississippi has thus far chosen not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, but most of the declared candidates for governor, including two Republicans, currently support expansion.