Tell Republicans: Stop blocking the Medicaid expansion

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One of the most important provisions of the Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare) expanded Medicaid eligibility to all Americans whose income is less than 133% of the federal poverty level – about $15,000 per year for individuals and about $30,000 per year for families of four. But a Supreme Court decision last year in National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius gave states the opportunity to opt-out of Medicaid

In a craven attempt to undermine President Obama and prevent the Affordable Care Act from providing healthcare coverage to their constituents, right-wing Republican government officials in 20 states have decided to refuse federal funding and prevent millions of Americans from receiving the Medicaid coverage they need.