MEDICAID: BROKEN, COSTLY, & EXPANDING

The Supreme Court ruled the President’s Health Care law cannot force states to expand Medicaid

CHALLENGED THEY ALL WON!

26 States

MEDICAID
In 1970, 1 in 15 Americans qualified for Medicaid.

By 2020, 1 in 4 Americans will.

ONLY 55%

DOCTORS
compared to

reimburses

Family physicians are Medicaid patient than

As more and more Americans join Medicaid, the costs for states and the federal government skyrocket. Instead of breaking budgets and subjecting Americans to a broken health care system, States should refuse to expand and instead pressure Washington for real, patient-centered reform.
$1,000,000 $800,000 $600,000 $400,000

7

private insurance

X

more likely to reject a new a privately insured patient.

TOTAL MEDICAID SPENDING

$200,000

$0.00
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20

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