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Medicaid and all its mandates over 50 years (1965—2015)

Oct 17

Written by: Del Meyer
10/17/2019 8:15 AM 

Medicaid was a relatively modest program with about 4 million enrollees and a budget of about $1 billion to be a safety net for those who had “any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death.” It was intended to be administered by the states, not the federal government.

Now it has more than 70 million enrollees and cost $545 billion.

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