Comments for: Republicans express surprise as lawmakers link Medicaid expansion to hospital payback

Posted May 15, 2013, at 2:43 p.m.
Last modified May 15, 2013, at 6:44 p.m.

AUGUSTA | The Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee voted largely along party lines Wednesday to recommend that an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program be tied to Gov. Paul LePage’s top legislative priority: the payback of Maine’s $484 million debt to its hospitals. The move came as a …

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