Medicaid costs for expansion enrollees increased 20 percent after two and a half years, according to a report from Avalere Health.
Medicaid expansion has enrolled twice as many able-bodied adults as what was originally projected, according to a report from the Foundation for Government Accountability.
A Wednesday hearing on the opioid crisis will examine whether Medicaid expansion has exacerbated the epidemic rather than helping to stem it.
The Trump administration has announced plans to help states implement work requirements for Medicaid.
More than one in four Americans, or 29 percent, hold off seeking medical treatment because of the cost, according to a poll from Gallup.
Health care spending in the United States increased by 4.3 percent in 2016, which was 1.5 percentage points faster than the economy grew as a whole, according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission paid managed-care organizations $5,521,704 in Medicaid capitation payments after beneficiaries died, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
A massive surge in Medicaid enrollment is leading to an increase in government dependency and crowding out funding for those vulnerable individuals who truly need the program, according to a report from the Foundation for Government Accountability.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services made $2.4 million in Medicare Parts A and B payments after beneficiaries died, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.