Medicaid Spending Growth and the Great Recession, 2007-2009
This fact sheet examines how the recent recession drove up Medicaid enrollment as millions of Americans lost jobs and income, and how that increase in enrollment has been the primary cause of the increase in overall Medicaid spending.
Fact Sheet (.pdf)
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