Statements about Medicaid
Says Rick Scott "oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in the nation’s history."
"Federal government reneging" on Medicaid payments to Wisconsin caused about $240 million in extra costs in the 2013-’15 state budget.
"We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion."
On expanding Medicaid as part of the health care law
"Six people in Florida die as a result of (not expanding Medicaid) every day."
"Georgia has the fifth-highest number of uninsured people of any state in the union."
"The average rate of fraud" in the Earned Income Tax Credit, Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps programs "is 20 to 25 percent."
In Virginia, "Medicaid has grown by 1,600 percent in the last 30 years."
In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.
"The state budget has actually grown by $4.6 billion under" Gov. Scott Walker’s actions.
"500,000 people have signed up for #Obamacare."
"Given how expansive our program already was," expanding Medicaid in New Jersey due to Obamacare "was a relatively small expansion."
"Georgia has lost 14 percent of its jobs paying more than $50,000 a year and added 15 percent to its Medicaid rolls during the recovery."
"A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.
Terry McAuliffe has "threatened to shut down Virginia’s government if his budget plan isn’t supported."
Medicaid spending declined by 1.9 percent in 2012, the second such decline in 47 years.
"Twenty-four percent of doctors in Virginia currently don’t accept new Medicaid patients because the reimbursement rates are so low."
"Nearly 70 percent of all federal spending will go towards Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid" in fiscal year 2014.
Wisconsin is "not walking away from a dime" in federal funds by rejecting the Obamacare Medicaid expansion.
"Expanding Medicaid would require borrowing more money, drastically expanding our deficit."
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