The health care debate fires up in KY.

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by Bethanni Williams

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 7:47 AM

(WHAS 11)--Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he will announce how the state will apply the Affordable Care Act.

The decision could add an estimated 400,000 Kentuckians to the Medicaid program.

The federal government picks up the tab for 3 years but after that Kentucky would have to fund 10 percent of the added cost.

Critics say expanding Medicaid would inflict a one size fits all approach to the state's unique health care

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