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Medicaid provision for Nebraska raises ire

Washington Post, January 18, 2010

A single paragraph added at the last minute of the Senate's healthcare bill made a promise that the federal government would pay forever for extra poor people to join Medicaid in Nebraska, and it triggered a partisan backlash, the Washington Post reports. The dispute is one of the issues Senate and House negotiators are trying to resolve as they work with the White House to mesh their healthcare bills, reports the Post.