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Feds to investigate Georgia's Medicaid backlog

Federal health officials say they plan to examine why tens of thousands of poor Georgians who applied for Medicaid through the health care law's insurance marketplace still have no idea months later whether they'll actually get coverage.

Nearly 89,000 people who applied for health coverage through the online marketplace at HealthCare.gov discovered they could be eligible for Georgia's Medicaid program. But just over 13,000 of them, about 15 percent, have learned whether they will indeed get coverage. Many of the rest sit trapped in governmental limbo

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