Without a Medicaid expansion, 275,000 more Ohioans could be getting their primary care in emergency rooms, costing "everybody a lot of money."
A projection, not a certainty
Federal spending on entitlements "is projected to consume all revenue by 2045."
Cuts target waste and their impact is unsettled
The so-called doc fix in the fiscal cliff deal will cut payments "for treating illnesses disproportionately impacting minorities, including end stage renal disease and diabetes."
The figure for Ohio is actually worse
"Individuals with mental illnesses die an average of 25 years earlier than those without a mental illness."
An element of truth mixed with a lot of misinformation
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
"Rep. Jim Renacci’s plan to end Medicare also puts nursing home care for 3,000 seniors in the district in immediate jeopardy."
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