Q. How many people in the United States have Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance?
A.The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare report that 98 million Americans receive Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) benefits.
Long live the status quo but do not expand it.
Now that the elderly and the children are taken care of, those pesky people who work for a living should just hunker down and wait until they grow old. Once they no longer work and retire, they will be looked after.
I wonder who has the figures that show the percent of claims rejected by the government versus the percent denied by the insurance companies. I wonder who knows how many pre-existing conditions were excluded under Medicare and Medicaid.
John Stossel lives in the world that he fears.