Susan Mull is a substitute teacher in Lancaster County, Pa. She's lived with HIV for 21 years, the past 13 without health insurance. She says an expansion of Medicaid in Pennsylvania would be "life-changing." Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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A Medicaid Expansion In Pennsylvania May Take Time

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Kids With Costly Medical Issues Get Help, But Not Enough

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Getting People Out Of Nursing Homes Turns Out To Be Complicated

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Political Fight Jeopardizes Medicaid In Mississippi

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican, points during an intense conversation with President Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Ariz. She has since made light of the incident in trying to rally support for a Medicaid expansion in the state. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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In Arizona, An Unlikely Ally For Medicaid Expansion

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Protesters march on the Texas Capitol in Austin on March 5, demanding that lawmakers expand Medicaid to include an additional 1.5 million poor people. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Texas Medicaid Debate Complicated By Politics And Poverty

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Second Thoughts On Medicaid From Oregon's Unique Experiment

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Outside the office of Utah Gov. Herbert Friday, Betsy Ogden lays paper chains on a pile symbolizing uninsured state residents who would be covered by a Medicaid expansion. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Governors' D.C. Summit Dominated By Medicaid And The Sequester

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, long a foe of the administration's health overhaul, reversed course and agree to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid in the state. J Pat Carter/AP hide caption

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, favors a federally subsidized expansion of Medicaid in his state. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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