Below is the first report from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC). Created by The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009, MACPAC is a non-partisan agency with the sole purpose of reporting on Medicaid and CHIP programs. According to the commission, this report will serve as a framework for future reporting to Congress on the two programs.
Bottom line: taxapyers spent $406 Billion on Medicaid in FY 2010.
MACPAC March2011 Web