Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback opposes legislative efforts to expand the state's Medicaid program. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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With Obamacare Here to Stay, Some States Revive Medicaid Expansion

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Celeste Thompson, 57, a home care worker in Missoula, Mont., examines a pill bottle in her home. Thompson cares for her husband, and worries that if she loses her Medicaid coverage she won't be able to afford to see a doctor. Mike Albans for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Robin Utz at her home in St. Louis, Mo. Carolina Hidalgo/KWMU hide caption

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Missouri Rejects Federal Money In Order To Set Up Its Own Abortion Restrictions

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In 2015, Medicaid spending topped $552 billion nationwide. People who receive both Medicaid and Medicare and people with disabilities account for more than half of Medicaid spending. Katarzyna Bialasiewicz/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Limits In GOP Plan Could Shrink Seniors' Long-Term Health Benefits

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Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican, speaks to a crowd of Donald Trump supporters at a Trump campaign rally in Tucson, Ariz., in 2016. Brewer sided with Arizona Democrats to expand Medicaid eligibility in the state under Obamacare. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Repeal Of Health Law Could Force Tough Decisions For Arizona Republicans

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Many people who are on Medicaid are also in college or taking care of relatives, according to health policy analyst Leighton Ku. That would make it harder for them to meet work requirements proposed by the GOP. Courtesy of Milken Institute School of Public Health hide caption

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It's Not Clear How Many People Could Actually Work To Get Medicaid

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Gov. Sam Brownback delivers his State of the State address to a joint session of the Kansas Legislature in Topeka, Kan., on Jan. 10. Lawmakers are considering whether to expand Medicaid, which Brownback opposes. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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As ACA Repeal Vote Nears, Kansas Debates Expanding Medicaid

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Funding is now uncertain for Texas hospitals like Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas that get federal revenue outside the regular Medicaid system to help pay for the uninsured. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Texas Braces For Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Health Plan

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Denver Health Medical Center's primary care clinic is located in a low-income neighborhood in southwest Denver. The recent expansion of Medicaid, which serves low-income Americans as well as the elderly and people with disabilities, would be rolled back under the new Republican health care plan. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Darvin Bentlage is a fourth-generation farmer from Golden City, Mo. He was uninsured before the ACA and featured in a video from the Department of Health and Human Services supporting the law. Screenshot/Department of Health and Human Services hide caption

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Medical Bills Once Made Him Refinance The Farm. Could It Happen Again?

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About 35 percent of the patients at this clinic in York, Pa., receive Medicaid. The clinic offers STD testing, cancer screening and contraception services as well as abortion services. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Public Clinics Fear Federal Cuts To Planned Parenthood Would Strand Patients

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Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announces that the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services has approved the state's waiver request for its Medicaid plan in 2015. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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Nick Dupree arrives at the Federal Courthouse in Montgomery, Ala. on Feb. 11, 2003. His success in getting the state to continue support past age 21 enabled him to attend college and live in his own home. Jamie Martin/AP hide caption

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Nick Dupree Fought To Live 'Like Anyone Else'

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The Federico F. Peña Southwest Family Health Center opened in 2016 to serve a low-income community in Denver. The clinic and its parent system, Denver Health, have benefited financially from the Affordable Care Act and its expansion of Medicaid. John Daley / Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Threat Of Obamacare Repeal Leaves Community Health Centers In Limbo

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Rep. William "Bill" Huizenga, R-Mich., says House Republicans "know the direction we want to go and sort of the destination" with replacing Obamacare. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Health Care Proposal Would Cover Fewer Low-Income Families

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Joseph Funn experienced homelessness for almost 20 years, until he moved into an apartment in December. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Obamacare Helped The Homeless, Who Now Worry About Coverage Repeal

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As Indiana Governor, Mike Pence announced in 2015 that the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved a waiver for the state's Medicaid experiment. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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