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The Affordable Care Act . . . for Whom?

Not to rain on anyone’s parade, but has anyone considered the affordability by the American people if these types of trends continue?

Medicaid Total Spending Growth 14.3% in FY 2015

According to an issue brief by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Affordable Care Act implementation drives related Medicaid enrollment and spending growth. Below are Medicaid enrollment and spending growth figures:

  • 3% enrollment growth (FY 2014).
  • 2% total spending growth (FY 2014).
  • 4% state spending growth (FY 2014).
  • 2% enrollment growth (FY 2015).
  • 2% state spending growth (FY 2015).

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

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