Statements about Medicaid

Without a Medicaid expansion, 275,000 more Ohioans could be getting their primary care in emergency rooms, costing "everybody a lot of money."

Federal spending on entitlements "is projected to consume all revenue by 2045."

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."

"Individuals with mental illnesses die an average of 25 years earlier than those without a mental illness."

"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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