Expanding Medicaid | VideoVan Tieu | 2/27/2013
If the bill is made into law, more than 20,000 uninsured people will be added to the program. Several Republican lawmakers say although they disapprove of what they call Obamacare, it`s in the best interest of the state to accept the medicaid offer.
Opponents say they`re skeptical that the Federal Government will follow through and called for a study.
"We haven`t paid for it quote, unquote. What we have to do is determine what our costs in the future. Because the costs in the future are what are paying for it," Representative Rick Becker of Bismarck said.
The Governor supports the bill, but it goes to the Senate first.