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Rising Costs of Medicaid

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The costs of Medicaid have risen in recent years because

A

unemployment increased after the 2007-08 recession, making more people eligible for the program.

B

the Supreme Court made it mandatory that this part of the Affordable Care Act stay intact.

C

no states are contributing to the cost of Medicaid anymore due to the provisions that the federal government will cover these health costs.

D

the annual income level to be able to receive Medicaid benefits has gone down, allowing more families to fall under this program.

E

children have been added to the eligible list of Medicaid recipients since the Affordable Health Act took effect.