The Governor Blocked Medicaid Expansion.: Now Maine Voters Could Overrule Him.
[...] The referendum on Nov. 7 represents a new front in the pitched political battles over health care. Maine is one of 19 states whose Republican governors or legislatures have refused to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, and the other holdouts — particularly Utah and Idaho, where newly formed committees are working to get a Medicaid expansion question on next year’s ballot — are closely watching the initiative, whose outcome may offer clues about the salience of the issue in next year’s midterm congressional elections. [...]health care finance health care reform health law policy medicaremedicaid public health regulation