One Fifth of America on Welfare

Click for full-sizeFrom Heritage.org
The Health care “reform” bills advancing in the House and Senate would expand Medicaid by making this government-run health plan available to all adults with incomes at or below 150% of the poverty line. The change would dramatically multiply eligible recipients, with 46 states seeing increases of at least 20%, including 16 posting jumps of 50% or more. Almost 21% of the entire U.S. population would be eligible for Medicaid and seven states and the District of Columbia would have eligibility rates of at least 25%.

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One response to “One Fifth of America on Welfare

  1. This government is intent on making the citizens dependent on the government for everything. This will take us further away from capitalism into socialism.

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