Iowa lawmakers seek Medicaid compromise

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Posted: Friday, May 10, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES — Iowa Senate Democrats are offering some modifications to a Medicaid expansion proposal in the hopes of winning support from House Republicans.

Democrats continue to support the Medicaid expansion permitted under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. But on Thursday they said they would waive doctor co-pays for patients who get annual physicals and choose healthy behaviors.

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