It looks like West Virginia will be among the states that will most benefit from the Affordable Care Act, thanks in no small part to Gov. Tomblin's decision to expand Medicaid to low wage working people. You can compare it with other states here.
As for the states that aren't expanding Medicaid, and for the politicians who want to beat down the poor some more, an explanation might be found here.
PILLS ARE OUR FRIENDS, RIGHT? When he's not policing uteri or witch-hunting for midwives or trying to keep people from getting health care, WV's Attorney General is pretty cozy with a certain pharmaceutical company.
WHAT TO GET THE PERSON WITH EVERYTHING? Try a six foot salamander.
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