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Texas has four policy options on how to implement Obamacare to consider. The first option would be to keep the status quo. This would mean that Texans would continue to use the federal marketplace and that Texas would not expand Medicaid to provide health insurance to the ones in need. Another option would be to set up a state marketplace to replace healthcare.gov as the website Texans would use to purchase health insurance. This would help reduce the problems Texans would face when they purchase health insurance, as the federal marketplace had been beset by technical and security issues over the past few years. A third option would be to join the Medicaid expansion program that would provide subsidies to the poor. The last option would be for Texas to do the second and third options.
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