Affordable Care Act

With the re-election of President Obama, Governor Matt Mead said it is finally clear that the Affordable Care Act  will be the law of the land, and the state will need to be prepared by 2014. 

Mead plans to have a recommendation to the legislature on whether to expand Medicaid and how to go about it.   During a news conference, the governor indicated that the state could realize some savings if went ahead with an expansion.