Medicaid Expansion Is Never Cheap

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A South Dakota ballot measure expanding the state’s Medicaid program passed with 56% of the vote earlier this month.

Expanding Medicaid may sound like a smart way to get more people insurance coverage — especially when the federal government is picking up most of the tab, as it will in this case.

But Medicaid has been failing its beneficiaries for decades.

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