Most of the hospital board candidates who attended a library election forum said they support expanding Medicaid.

The Wyoming Department of Health has estimated if the state expanded Medicaid, roughly 20,000 people could qualify for care. But opponents say that even though the federal government is footing the bill now, the state could end up paying later.

Contact Kylie Mohr at 732-7079, health@jhnewsandguide.com or @JHNGhealth.

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