Monday, March 21, 2011

1 out of 4 in America receive Medicaid and CHIP

"Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program provided health benefits to nearly 75 million people last year – or nearly one in four people – according to the inaugural report of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC)."  (Click here for the story from HealthCareFinance.com.)  Click here for the MACPAC report.    

Medicaid and CHIP, while important, are busting the States' budgets, and the fiscal crisis is only going to get worse.  See my earlier post about what is happening in Texas.

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