Not quite that much
Says Virginia House Republicans are sacrificing $5 million a day in U.S. funds by refusing to expand Medicaid.
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, May 5th, 2014
Reasonable interpretation of hazy prose
Ed Gillespie’s 2006 book "promoted an individual health care mandate, and recommends that it be enforced by the IRS through the income tax code."
— Politifact Virginia on Sunday, April 27th, 2014
A record, since surpassed
Says Rick Scott "oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in the nation’s history."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, March 3rd, 2014
Mostly from those using marketplace
In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, January 3rd, 2014
Looks right, but data is limited
"Given how expansive our program already was," expanding Medicaid in New Jersey due to Obamacare "was a relatively small expansion."
— Politifact National on Thursday, November 14th, 2013
Diagnosis needs a little more context.
Medicaid spending declined by 1.9 percent in 2012, the second such decline in 47 years.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, August 16th, 2013
"Twenty-four percent of doctors in Virginia currently don’t accept new Medicaid patients because the reimbursement rates are so low."
— Politifact Virginia on Friday, July 12th, 2013
Remark not limited to Medicaid
Says Obama called Medicaid "broken" four years ago.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
Actually, No. 3
Florida is "second in the nation in the uninsured."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, March 8th, 2013
Yes, but 21,000 will remain on waiting list
"For the first time in eight years, our budget also increases funding for persons with disabilities by $36 million to help more disabled people receive community-based services."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Without a Medicaid expansion, 275,000 more Ohioans could be getting their primary care in emergency rooms, costing "everybody a lot of money."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, February 21st, 2013
A projection, not a certainty
Federal spending on entitlements "is projected to consume all revenue by 2045."
Plenty of cuts, but growth overall
"Nobody in total is proposing cutting anything. We’re trying to reduce the rate of growth in government."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
According to physician polls
Says 31 percent of Texas physicians accept all new Medicaid patients, down from 67 percent in 2000.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
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."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, January 4th, 2013
A huge company with lots of employees
Says Walmart employees represent the largest group of Medicaid and food stamp recipients in many states, costing the taxpayer $1,000 per worker.
— Politifact National on Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Feds didn't give up control
Rhode Island has taken its federal Medicaid funding and shown it can run the program more cost-effectively than the federal government.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, October 28th, 2012
It may even be higher now
"A little less than 50 percent of the people in this country depend on some form of federal payment, some form of government benefit to help provide for them."
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 8th, 2012