Mike Pence suggested Tuesday he rejected Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion — except he didn’t.”In the Hoosier State, we said no thanks to expanding traditional Medicaid,” the Republican vice presidential nominee said in a stump speech in King of Prussia, Pa. “We fought to make coverage available the right way … and it’s working, we call it the Healthy Indiana plan.”But Pence was referring to his decision to accept the Medicaid expansion under President Obama’s healthcare law. He received permission last year to modify the program by requiring some enrollees to pay part of a monthly premium for coverage and providing a reduced-benefits plan for the poorest enrollees.Pence is one of 10 Republican governors who have accepted the law’s Medicaid expansion, which provides coverage for people up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level.
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Pence, who expanded Medicaid, blasts Obamacare – Washington Examiner (blog)