House panel passes Medicaid expansion under federal act
BISMARCK -- A House committee recommends passing a bill that would expand North Dakota's Medicaid coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act, but with a few strings attached.
The House Human Services Committee voted 12 to 1 Monday for a do-pass recommendation on House Bill 1362. The bill received three amendments, one of the allowing the expansion program go into effect beginning Jan. 1, 2014, and sunset, or end, Aug. 1, 2017.
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