December 2011

Budget Cuts Undermining Health Care for the Poor

An astounding one in five people in America rely on Medicaid for health care.  As more people struggle with reduced incomes and joblessness, the burden on the Medicaid program has continued to increase.  This has left many states struggling with how to fund the costly program, and many are resorting to cuts in coverage and care, further stressing the wallets of America’s neediest.