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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe speaks about expanding Medicaid during a speech to the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce in Little Rock, Ark., on Nov. 14. The federal government hasn't set a deadline for states to decide on their Medicaid expansion plans. Danny Johnston/AP hide caption

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Feds Say 'No' To Partial Medicaid Expansion

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Two new studies and a proposed class-action lawsuit settlement all have the potential to change dollar signs as lawmakers address the impending fiscal cliff. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Health Care Cuts Are Coming: Here's Where Liberals Say You Can Slice

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Democrats And Republicans Differ On Medicaid Fix

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Medicaid Helps Washington, D.C., Clinic Care For Ex-Prisoners

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With help from the Affordable Care Act, government fraud investigators will make more use of computer programs to detect Medicare and Medicaid scams. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Health Law Gives Medicare Fraud Fighters New Weapons

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A budget crunch in Oregon led to an unintended experiment that helped researchers assess Medicaid's effect on adults' health. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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When the U.S. Supreme Court made a Medicaid expansion optional under the Affordable Care Act, the decision lowered the estimated cost of the law. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Marcia Esters hopes charity will pay for dental work that Medicaid used to cover. Erika Beras hide caption

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Pennsylvania Cuts Medicaid Coverage For Dental Care

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says Medicaid should be overhauled before it's expanded. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Governors Spar Over Medicaid And Health Exchanges

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is the latest state executive to say no to an expansion of Medicaid. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Medicaid Bring The Uninsured Out Of The Woodwork?

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