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Patrick Padgett: Executive vice president and CEO of the Kentucky Medical Association

Medical News: How has the expansion of Medicaid affected the physician community? Over 400,000 people enrolled in Medicaid in Kentucky since the expansion, with nearly thirty percent of Kentuckians now covered by Medicaid. Patrick Padgett: When looking at the impact of Medicaid expansion on physicians, certain facts about Kentucky should also be considered. For instance, we lead the nation in cancer deaths and the