"As the economy gets weaker, more people end up enrolled in Medicaid. The economy is not producing enough jobs for people to get their own health insurance."
Reason's Peter Suderman explains that despite mortality rates being the same, if not worse, for Medicaid recipients compared to the uninsured, the Affordable Care Act involves expanding the program further to cover 15 million people in the coming decade.
The number of individuals on medicaid has risen by 10 million people since 2008.
On Fox Business' Cavuto October 19, 2012
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