Becky Hultberg is the president and CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association. (Courtesy Photo)

Becky Hultberg is the president and CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association. (Courtesy Photo)

Opinion: Debunking the myths of Medicaid expansion

Repealing Medicaid expansion will harm lives, slow down Alaska’s economic recovery.

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