Snyder said the chance to cover nearly half of the state's uninsured is "huge," adding that he is comfortable the health care system can handle the extra caseload.The federal health care law gives states the option to accept the expansion, refuse it or postpone a decision. But there are benefits for states that choose to expand Medicaid now: The U.S. government will pick up the entire cost in the first three years and 90 percent over the long haul.
Michigan GOP Governor Proposes Medicaid Expansion
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