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Doyle Says La Crosse County Already Handles Fed Dollars

La Crosse County would see an additional $117 million to insure low income

adults over the next couple of years under a proposed bill that would allow counties to accept federal Medicaid dollars previously turned down by Governor Scott Walker. An important factor for over 84 thousand Wisconsinites says Democrat, Steve Doyle.

 

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The money would fund health insurance for an estimated 4 thousand adults in La Crosse County currently ineligible for BadgerCare, the state’s Medicaid program, according to a Legislative Fiscal Bureau memo. The bill follows advisory resolutions passed by 19 counties, including La Crosse, supporting such a measure or urging the state to accept the funds.

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