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Video News: Illinois gov. committed to ACA Medicaid boost (3:03)

By Modern Healthcare
Posted: September 5, 2012 - 10:30 am ET

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In a video news interview after addressing the Democratic National Convention, Illinois Gov. Patrick Quinn explains why he remains steadfast in supporting the Medicaid provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Quinn has struggled this year to find $1.6 billion in cuts to the Illinois Medicaid program, but he says the Affordable Care Act is an opportunity to cover another 1.5 million million people, even as many Republican governors say the same provisions will cripple their budgets.

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